A comprehensive analysis of how the UK Government can support the FPS industry to achieve its full potential.
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The UK's offer
A compelling competitive offer for business
Innovation that expands boundaries
Always two steps ahead, the UK's talent for lateral thinking and innovation builds a successful future
The UK offers an unmatched range and depth of sector expertise in financial and professional services
Financial and professional services jobs
Ranked among the top three mid-sized European cities of the future for economic potential, Belfast has a growing reputation as a financial services centre, supported by close links with London and Dublin.
The financial services centre of Northern Ireland, Belfast is home to thriving fintechs. Belfast featured nine companies in the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 list in 2022. For the first time, Belfast-based fintech company Lightyear was named, which is the highest ranking Northern Ireland business.
Belfast attracted £499m in foreign direct investment in financial and professional services between 2018-22
It hosts global financial services institutions including Citi, CME Group, Visa, Vela and TP ICAP and fast-growing, domestic entrepreneurs such as First Derivatives, Datactics and FSCOM. PwC has also recently opened its new landmark Merchant Square office in Belfast – its biggest UK regional office outside of London, accommodating up to 3,000 people.
9 companies in the Deloitte TechFast 50 list
Leading cyber centre
A preeminent hub for investment in the sector and the number one destination for US-based cybertech investment
FinTrU: “The UK is a logical place for a business such as FinTrU. Historically the UK has been a very open country, it has a well established legal regulatory framework and it has a very impressive education system.”
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