The UK is a location of choice for investors and corporations from around the world and according to the World Bank 2012 ranking, the UK is well nested in the top of Western Europe amongst the Scandinavian countries for ease of doing business in.
Please refer to the UK Trade & Investment homepage for the reasons to invest in the UK: http://www.ukti.gov.uk/investintheuk/whytheuk.html
Britain will be the best-performing major economy in Europe this year, according to the latest forecasts from the International Monetary Fund.
London is a leading global city, with its strengths in commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development all contributing to its prominence.
London's metropolitan area is the largest in the EU with an estimated total population of between 12 and 14 million. It is the world's largest financial centre alongside New York, has the largest city GDP in Europe and is home to the headquarters of more than 100 of Europe's 500 largest companies.
It is the most visited city in the world. London's 43 universities form the largest concentration of higher education in Europe.