TheCityUK is the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services.

Who we are

We are the industry-led body representing UK-based financial and related professional services, an industry that contributes over 10% of the UK’s total economic output, is the largest taxpayer and employs 1 in 14 people across the country – two thirds of whom are based outside London. It is also the biggest exporting industry, generating a trade surplus equivalent to all other net exporting industries combined.

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Our work

Our work is focused on the priorities of our members and where our cross-sectoral remit can add the most value. These are - international trade and investment; long-term competitiveness; UK regions and nations; industry trust and reputation and sustainability.

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Our latest work

How to strengthen the UK’s short term mobility system

Access to the world’s best talent is mission critical for UK-based financial and related professional services businesses. How can the UK make short-term business mobility easier to strengthen the UK’s competitiveness and capacity for innovation and help underpin the UK’s status as the world’s leading international financial centre.

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Green finance: a quantitative assessment of market trends

This report offers quantitative analysis of green finance — both green debt and green equity — over 2012-21. It contextualises the growth of green finance over the past decade and analyses green finance market trends in the UK and globally.

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Cut red tape for short-term business travel, says TheCityUK

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Financial Services Trade Associations Common Statement on Financial Services Bill

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Global services industries urge WTO talks to end data protectionism


Economic blog: Green finance - as much philosophy as figures


TheCityUK policymaker roundtable with Anthony Browne MP

London venue to be confirmed

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TheCityUK Annual Conference 2022

TheCityUK Annual Conference will take place on 30 June 2022, bringing together senior industry leaders, policymakers and regulators.

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Our priorities