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At Barclays, we are committed to working with the UK Government to support businesses looking to invest in the UK.
As part of the Government initiative, Invest in GREAT, a new website, invest.great.gov.uk (opens in a new window) has brought together a range of support services for overseas companies to locate and grow in the UK. These services include assistance with visas, help to build connections with businesses across your sector, and advice on real estate, tax and hiring staff.
Submit an investment inquiry^ (opens in a new window) so that the Department for International Trade (DIT) can help you take your investment forward.
You can also hear leading industry figures share their views^ (opens in a new window) on what makes the UK the natural choice for businesses looking to invest and grow.
The UK was the second largest recipient of FDI in the world in 2016.¹
Top three origins of FDI: Ireland (+79%), France (+37%) and Germany (+31%).²
Top three sectors for FDI: software and computer services; financial services; and business and consumer services.²
FDI created 75,226 jobs in the UK in 2016-17.¹
We ensure that it’s easy for you to access Barclays’ expertise and utilise our capabilities through your Relationship Director.
Find out more by talking to your Relationship Director.
New to Barclays? Our experienced UK-based team can listen to your business need, offer assistance on-the-spot or put you in touch with the right specialist at Barclays. Call us on
1Department for international trade inward investment results 2016-17, Jul’17; United Kingdom: Foreign Investment report, Santander Trade, Aug’17.
2Department for international trade inward investment results 2016-17, Jul’17
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