Policy Programmes

TheCityUK focuses on engaging and influencing policymakers on the issues that matter most to our members, the wider financial and related professional services industry and their customers. Particular areas of focus are highlighted below:

Five priorities for partnership to secure future growth for UK financial and related professional services

The UK-based financial and related professional services industry is a core driver of the economy, responsible for 12 percent of economic output and employing nearly 2.2 million people. Our reach extends far beyond the City of London, with two-thirds of employment outside the capital. Professional services employment outstrips financial services employment. The industry is also an enabler for the rest of the economy, providing financing for businesses and a wide range of products and services to individuals.
However, growth is not guaranteed and action is required to secure new opportunities. To overcome challenges, sustain our competitive advantage as the leading global financial and related professional services cluster and continue to lead in financial and related professional services expertise and innovation, we should focus on five priorities:


 TheCityUK’s wider policy work falls into three main areas of activity: