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Yorkshire’s financial services to be promoted worldwide

Comments Off | 02-11-2016

UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), the government’s international business development department, is to launch Yorkshire as part of the Financial Centres of Excellence initiative.
The initiative, supported by local financial services businesses, Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) as well as financial services body,TheCityUK, will encourage potential investors to think of establishing offices in Yorkshire rather than just

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Economic Secretary on the importance of the south-west’s financial services sector

Comments Off | 03-3-2015

Good morning – it’s great to be here in Bristol today.
Now, although my title is often shortened to “City Minister”, that’s a bit misleading! My job is certainly not just about the City of London. It is about promoting financial services across the UK, and making this country a world financial powerhouse.
It’s a fundamental part

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Financial services sector in Bristol hailed by Economic Secretary

Comments Off | 03-3-2015

City Minister Andrea Leadsom today visited Bristol where she gave akeynote speech about the importance of the south-west’s financial services sector to the local economy. She also visited the Bristol Brunel Academy to see first-hand how one of Britain’s biggest banks is helping to equip local young people aged 11-19 with the skills they need

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Birmingham’s fast growing financial services businesses visited by the Economic Secretary

Comments Off | 01-8-2015

Leadsom hailed the growth of Birmingham’s financial services industry as she visited Deutsche Bank’s new premises at Five Brindleyplace and saw first-hand the scale of the bank’s investment there.
Opened in 2014, the premises represent Deutsche Bank’s strategy to locate some of its investment banking and asset management activity, in addition to technology, infrastructure and support

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UK and China agree £14 billion of trade and investment deals

Comments Off | 06-24-2014

£14 billion of trade and investment deals have been signed between UK and Chinese firms as the Chinese Premier Li Keqiang meets Prime Minister David Cameron during a visit to the UK.
The annual UK-China summit takes place just 6 months after the Prime Minister’s visit to China and with bilateral trade at record levels – up by

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