A growing centre


A location of choice for world-leading financial and professional services firms, Glasgow offers a deep and broad talent pool and a substantial supply of graduates from its three universities. Glasgow produces the highest number of finance and business studies candidates of any of the UK’s core cities. 

It is a growing centre for banking and fund management – with Santander, Morgan Stanley and BNP Paribas all choosing to locate in the city. Barclays has recently announced plans for a major expansion in Glasgow, set to bring over 2,500 new jobs over the coming years. 

£91m Foreign direct investment in financial services between 2014 and 2018

With a reputation as a fintech powerhouse - it is home to JP Morgan’s Technology Centre - and an established professional services hub, KPMG are due to expand over the next three years, creating 400 jobs

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Burness Paull LLP: 'Clients tell us they love Scotland! And our clients are right: outside of London, no other UK region attracts more foreign direct investment projects'. 

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