Countrywide Expertise

UK-wide financial expertise

Attracting unprecedented inward investment, expand into Europe's financial hub

The UK's offer

  • The world’s largest net exporter of financial services, exporting £82.4bn in 2020.
  • 2.3 million people work in financial and professional services
  • Two thirds of financial and professional services jobs are outside London
  • Clusters of world-leading expertise around the country
  • 21 towns and cities have talent pools of over 10,000 financial and professional services workers

Inward investment allows your business to expand

The financial and professional services industry is a major driver of the UK economy, with 2.3 million people working in the sector - or one in every 14 jobs. London is Europe's largest centre, but two-thirds of those jobs are outside London, and most are high skilled. 

The UK acts as a magnet for financial services foreign direct investment, attracting £588bn in total FDI stocks in financial services in 2020, accounting for 30% of all FDI stock in the UK.

Centres of excellence

Excellence is spread across the UK's rapidly growing clusters of finance and tech expertise, together forming a network of innovative and specialised financial and professional services hubs. UK cities are home to outstanding talent - highly skilled professionals in world leading specialisms. 

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Tribosonics

Tribosonics

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Hunit

Hunit

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Zurich Insurance UK

Zurich Insurance UK

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Redington

Redington