Business capital of Europe
The UK is the business capital of Europe – London hosts 40% of the European HQs for the world’s top 250 companies.
Business friendly economy
The World Bank rates the UK’s tax system as the most business-friendly of the 10 largest economies in Europe, both in terms of tax rates and administrative burdens.
The UK is ranked 3rd globally for its ‘soft power’ – a reputational and diplomatic influence based on a mix of cultural, creative, business and political strengths.
The best superfast broadband
The UK already has the best superfast broadband service of any major European economy – the Government’s investment to deliver this means that companies can rely on an infrastructure that will support the huge increase in usage and demand for lightning-fast speed.
The UK’s business friendly environment boosts innovation across multiple sectors, generating a vibrancy that attracts the biggest and the best.
Transparent, flexible company law and corporate governance makes it fast and simple to establish a company in the UK.
World leader in professional and business services
The UK is the world leader in professional and business services such as accountancy, law and audit – services that provide essential expertise to underpin innovation, export and expansion plans.
London Stock Exchange
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is the 4th largest in the world and the most international with 3,000 companies from over 70 countries – listing on the LSE allows companies to tap into one of the deepest pools of international equity assets anywhere.