London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.
London businesses have access to a diverse and talented workforce. Among more than 4m workers you’ll find 230 languages, tech specialists, 400,000 creatives and some of the world’s best professional services partners.
Sitting at the nexus of European, Asian and US time zones, the business opportunities in London are extensive, attracting more European HQ’s than any other city.
London has many advantages which make it the easiest city in Europe in which to do business. Benefit from flexible employment law and low-cost legal structures, entrepreneurs’ visas and capital gains tax relief.
A London base gives you access to more than 8m Londoners. London is Europe’s most accessible city: use low-cost rail and air links to target global territories.
Business opportunities in London will help you to secure investment and develop new ideas in London by tapping into R&D tax credits, Patent Box and Enterprise Investment Schemes. Form innovative partnerships across all sectors by joining London’s converging clusters.
“One of the strongest regions and cities on the planet is London. It’s highly attractive, and it offers one of the best prospects for business development and innovative thinking. London is the showcase for our work throughout Europe and is paramount in our global strategy.”
Jeff Brennan, Vice President Marketing, Finsphere Corporation