Glasgow is a constantly changing city. From the traditional and the historic, it’s now made a name for itself as progressive and technologically advanced.
Everything is in place to boost your business. A state of the art, digitised telecommunications infrastructure that’s ahead of many European cities. A modernised transport infrastructure that makes connectivity easier and better. It’s here you can find the space and the talent to become the business you want to be.
Glasgow An Appetite
Glasgow is the UK’s 3rd Largest Financial Centre and home to some of the biggest names in global business and finance.
Cost of living expenses in Glasgow are 26% lower compared to London.
43% of Scotland’s population (2.3m) live within the greater Glasgow conurbation, Scotland’s only metropolitan area.
97% of the City is covered by superfast broadband.
World-class Talent Pool
Glasgow attracts major international companies because they are able to recruit and retain key staff from the highly-skilled workforce
Over 44% of the working age population are educated to degree level or above
53,500 people employed in Glasgow’s Financial and Business Services sector
Of the UK’s 10 core cities, Glasgow produces the most Financial & Business Services graduates annually (HESA)
Glasgow is home to three of the UK’s top business schools at Strathclyde, Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian Universities
Glasgow Caledonian University is a Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment Centre of Excellence - the first specialising in financial services operations and risk, joining an exclusive group of just three universities outside London
Both the University of Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow Business schools are triple accredited; only 1% of business schools worldwide hold this distinction
The Business School at the University of Glasgow is one of an elite group - less than 10% of the world’s business schools that holds AACSB accreditation
For investors seeking multi-lingual skills, Glasgow attracts a diverse working population and has strong numbers of foreign language speakers
Attrition in the Financial & Business Services sector is lower than the UK as a whole
A strong Scottish work ethic combining a can-do attitude with Glaswegian friendliness
Home To The Biggest Names...
Fuelled by local genius
This is where it’s at. A brilliant, buzzing neighbourhood. Right in the heart of the city like no other. A location where life and work, productivity and play are beautifully balanced.