London is often referred to as the financial capital of the world, mentioned in the same breath as New York, Tokyo and Singapore. It is home to all sorts of financial businesses, from world-leading forex trading firms to the latest fintech start-ups.
The same goes for corporate brokers and there are plenty of reasons to base yourself in the capital city either as an individual broker or for your corporate brokerage firm.
For both regional, national and international transport links, London is excellent. There’s the regular tube (with certain lines now running overnight), plenty of buses and even the famous black cabs. The planned introduction of HS2 will make the capital better connected to other areas of the UK when it’s finished, while there are further plans to improve the transport within and from London in the future too.
With the Eurostar, Heathrow, Stanstead and Gatwick airports, getting to or from London to the rest of the world are quick and easy for you, your staff and clients.
From Canary Wharf to Silicon Roundabout, there are financial hubs across London. Buildings such as the Shard, Gherkin and more all houses some of the most renowned businesses operating around the world. There are many great locations that give off a professional image, such as in the heart of London’s financial district where WH Ireland are based.
Many other top quality corporate broking services are based in the same area, with varied options to buy, rent or use a virtual office space. There are options for every size and budget.
As mentioned, London is home to many different financial companies, meaning there is plenty of competition. For this reason, some people and businesses may be put off setting up a base in the capital as well, but competition can be healthy and really spur on your firm.
Having a London address for your corporate brokerage instantly delivers a professional image to potential clients and staff alike. As the city has a reputation for being home to some of the world’s top financial powerhouses, this provides a strong impression that your brokerage is in a good position and worth their investment or using your services.