TheCityUK represents the UK-based financial and related professional services industry. We lobby on its behalf, producing evidence of its importance to the wider national economy. At home in the UK, in the EU and internationally, we seek to influence policy to drive competitiveness, creating jobs and lasting economic growth.

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  • Capital Markets Union: The perspective of European growth companies

    This latest report finds that future European financial stability could be at risk over the long-term because of a lack of sufficient knowledge and awareness about complementary and alternative forms ...

  • Enhancing the ability of UK SMEs to export

    This report considers how UK SMEs can move towards an export-led approach & makes practical proposals that can be progressed by the private & public sectors to increase export opportunities, create mo...

  • EU reform: Time for change

    This latest report reinforces the practical reform proposals recommended in our report: ‘EU reform: detailed proposals for a more competitive Europe’ and highlights the sustained commitment requir...

  • Capital Markets for Growing Companies: A review of the European listings regime

    This latest report sets out proposals for how Europe’s listings regime could be improved to the benefit of investors and issuers across the whole of the EU, with particular focus on growth companies...

  • Key Facts about the UK as an International Financial Centre 2015

    The UK is the leading exporter of financial and related professional services globally and the continued growth of the industry’s trade surplus is a direct reflection of that strength

  • EU Reform: Detailed Proposals for a more competitive Euorpe

    The detailed proposals in this paper as practical measures to support the process of EU reform. In particular, we have focussed on the Single Market, the economic cornerstone of the Union.

Financial services UK

Financial services UK
The UK is the world's leading global financial services centre and the most internationally focused marketplace in the world. A number of UK regions contribute to the success of the sector.

Geographical markets

Geographical markets
We work across the world to promote the quality and breadth of services offered by the UK financial and professional services and to help remove barriers to overseas markets.


FSTIB brings together Government and Industry as represented by TheCityUK to strengthen the competitiveness of the industry and to help UK based firms secure access to markets around the world.

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