The North West, including the 3 cities of Chester, Liverpool and Manchester, is one of the UK’s leading regions for financial services.
The region is a particular centre of excellence for banking, general insurance, wealth / asset management, legal services and accountancy. Within the 3 areas, there are over 5,000 financial services firms employing over 227,000 people.
This guide includes background to the region and details on what makes it an attractive place for investment.
This was published originally by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) which has since moved to the Department for International Trade (DIT).