Financial and professional services jobs
Cardiff is an established centre of legal and accounting expertise, with these two sectors alone employing 15,000 professionals in 2018. Firms with operations in the city including Deloitte, PwC, Grant Thornton and KPMG. Cardiff is an increasingly important destination for a diverse range of financial and professional services firms, exporting £1.7bn in financial services alone. Home to a thriving fintech sector with companies such as Bipsynch, Delio and Wealthify. Fintech scaleup Monzo recently launched a new customer operations centre in the City, bringing 300 jobs. It has a strong talent pool, with over 60% of the sector's workforce high skilled. Cardiff also has established strengths in insurance, particularly personal and SME insurance.
Foreign direct investment in financial services between 2014 and 2018
Foreign direct investment into financial services in the four years to 2018 brought 587 financial services jobs to the city.