The City of London Corporation
The City of London Corporation is the governing body of the Square Mile, dedicated to a vibrant and thriving City, supporting a diverse and sustainable London, within a globally-successful UK.
We aim to support a thriving economy, and to ensure that we attract and retain investment and promote exports of goods and services across multiple global markets.
Alongside our partner organisations we work to support financial and professional services firms to set up, grow and invest in the UK.
If you are a financial and professional services firm looking for support or information about setting up or investing in the UK, please get in touch.
For more support
Department for International Trade
Every year the Department for International Trade helps thousands of businesses across all sectors to set up in the UK
Visit the Invest in Great Britain website
London & Partners
The Mayor of London's official promotional company. They help overseas companies set up in the city, empower businesses to scale across the capital and enable London-based organisations to expand internationally.
Visit the London & Partners website
MIDAS provides services such as relocation support, assistance in finding property solutions, access to finance and advice on recruitment and training.
Visit the Midas website
Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership
The Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership brings together the private and public sectors to support business growth, develop local skills and innovation, direct investment and reform public services.
Visit the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership website
The largest business development organisation in the North West, supporting growth and development to promote the north as the place to do business.
Visit the PRO Manchester website
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority
The GMCA is made up of the ten Greater Manchester councils and Mayor, who work with other local services, businesses, communities and other partners to improve the city-region.
Visit the Greater Manchester Combined Authority website
Invest in Edinburgh
Discover more about investing in Edinburgh City Region; a world influencer in science, business, education and the arts, with an unbeatable quality of life.
Visit the Invest in Edinburgh website
Scotland's business advice, support and funding agency. The agency works with ambitious companies and industries to support economic growth and develop Scotland's business environment.
Visit the Scottish Enterprise website
Scottish Development International
Scottish Development International (SDI) is the international arm of the Scottish Government and Scotland's enterprise agencies, Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise. The agency supports international investors in Scotland by offering significant financial incentives and other support to help set up and grow in Scotland as a gateway to wider European and global markets.
Visit the Scottish Development International website
Invest in Leeds City Region
Leeds City Region is at the heart of the United Kingdom and boasts the fastest growing private sector in the UK, with over 6% annual jobs growth in 2016. Fuelling this expansion is the largest concentration of Higher Education Institutions outside of London, with nine universities and over 39,000 graduates per year. It is the strength of this supply of talent, combined with a booming commercial property market, that is driving exceptional growth and opportunity in the region.
Visit the Invest in Leeds City Region website
Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership
The Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership works with public and private sector partners to provide support and funding to help businesses grow, attract new investment to the region and develop the skills, energy and digital infrastructure to create jobs and prosperity.
Visit the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership website
The city’s official inward investment programme. From large-scale relocation projects for international and UK companies to raising the city’s status as a key business destination.
Visit the Business Birmingham website
The West Midlands Growth Company
The West Midlands Growth Company helps create new jobs; build and expand businesses and attract regional investment and encourage tourism.
Visit the West Midlands Growth Company website
The Welsh Government provides information on their flexible support service for small businesses, events, directories, opportunities and resources.
Visit the Business Wales website
Trade and Invest Wales
The official Welsh Government international Foreign Direct Investment marketing initiative for Wales. They promote Wales as a base for businesses and support and facilitate those interested in locating there.
Visit the Trade and Invest Wales website
Cardiff Council Services tourism and business development with a wealth of local information.
Visit the Cardiff Council website
Invest Northern Ireland
As the regional business development agency, Invest NI's role is to grow the local economy. They do this by helping new and existing businesses to compete internationally, and by attracting new investment to Northern Ireland. They are part of the Department for the Economy and provide strong government support for business by effectively delivering the Government’s economic development strategies.
Visit the Invest Northern Ireland website
Invest in Belfast
Invest Northern Ireland, an organisation whose aim is to change Northern Ireland into a high growth economy driven by innovation and enterprise.
Visit the Invest in Belfast website