Financial Services in Scotland

Scotland has a distinguished history in financial services that dates back over 300 years. It is one of Europe’s leading financial centres and the second financial hub in the UK outside of London. The strength of Scotland’s financial services industry lies in its diversity, it is a leading centre for pensions, investment, banking, professional services and asset servicing.

With a range of highly successful indigenous financial services companies, alongside a growing presence of large multinationals, Scotland is a winning business environment which offers a highly skilled workforce, strong links with the City of London, modern and cost effective office premises and a very high quality of life.