Scotland is one of Europe’s leading financial centres and the second largest international financial hub in the UK. The sector employs nearly 150,000 people and contributes 13.1% to the region’s economy. 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.
For more information, download our Regional Contribution of UK Financial and Professional Services report.
Financial and professional services in Scotland
Our infographic illustrates the percentage of UK financial services jobs in Scotland, indicating the major role that Scotland plays in the industry.
Our Glasgow factsheet details the role played by financial and professional services in Glasgow, along with a case study illustrating how Glasgow has allowed business to grow.