Discover a dynamic region with a passion for collaboration and growth.
Liverpool City Region is a go-to destination for those in the Professional, Financial and Business Services sector in search of new market opportunities and expanding business connections.
Liverpool City Region has a significant and well established professional services community with deep specialisms in Financial Services and Wealth Management. Expansion here will unlock access to an experienced workforce, excellent tech infrastructure and collaborative business networks.
With people at the heart of everything we do, our expanding regional economy is driven by a track record of innovation and entrepreneurism. Home to thriving clusters of expertise and high growth sectors such as Health & Life Sciences, Advanced Manufacturing, Tech and Digital Creative and as one of the UK’s eight Freeport locations we offer attractive growth opportunities across the whole professional and business services spectrum.
With one of the highest concentrations of financial business services and wealth management companies outside of London, plus a broad range of professional and data led businesses Liverpool City Region is well suited to those needing to access experienced and skilled workforce.
This is complemented by a large student body including over 17,000 students studying courses in Law, Business & Management and Communications & Media, 50% of whom remain in the region post graduation.
97% of the University of Liverpool’s Computer Science research is rated world-leading or internationally excellent, the highest of any Computer Science department in the UK. The University of Liverpool’s Management School offers highly regarded specialist courses in Financial Tech including; Financial Computing, Business Analysis and Big Data ensuring you’re well-connected to a technically skilled and well-educated workforce.
From global headquarters to inspiring co-working hubs, high-quality office space in the region is the most affordable of the UK’s nine major cities. Coupled with our affordable housing and competitive labour costs, we are the ideal choice for companies wanting to locate to a region that can significantly advance their business.
50% of Region’s High Growth companies in professional sector
Grade A office space £24 per sq ft compared to £68.50 in London
12,000 PBS companies employing 93,000 people
Sector growth of 57% in the past 5 years
“The sharing of ideas, content and creativity is key in the professional services sector and paramount to our continued success – Liverpool gives us the platform to do this with its collaborative business networks. These networks really build a sense of community and, for me, makes the city stand out from anywhere else that I’ve worked.”
Future-proofed and resilient, Liverpool City Region provides the right business-critical ingredients and tech infrastructure to grow and develop your business. With a 212km full-fibre, gigabit-capable network infrastructure, high speed transatlantic connectivity and direct access to key internet exchanges including London, Paris and Amsterdam, the City Region is also developing the UK’s largest 5G mesh network ensuring it is one of the UK’s most digitally connected regions.
Academic and industry collaborations are fuelling innovation led growth. From one of the highest concentrations of computer science in the world to pioneering work in the field of vaccine R&D and materials chemistry, we continue to pave the way for economic innovation and new market potential.
A vibrant place that’s rich in culture and heritage, the City Region is one of eight new UK Freeports – providing significant financial and customs incentives and new supply chain opportunities. With a central UK location and access to more museums, theatres, galleries and heritage buildings than anywhere outside of London, you won’t have any difficulty in retaining your top talent or inspiring new ideas to support your growth.
Whatever your business ambition, requirement or opportunity – talk to one of our team to see how we can help. We are in the business of delivering value, success and excellence and we’re waiting to speak with you.