Financial & Business Services

Financial & Business Services


Behind every great business, there’s strong back-office support. We open our doors to global organisations that keep the business world running. Lower costs of office space and salaries coupled with business expertise are the key to smoother operations.

  • Home to two leading business and law schools to provide high-calibre graduates
  • Shared Services functions for organisations such as Vodafone, Virgin Media and E.ON
  • Financial and professional firms Capital One, Experian, Ikano Bank, Barclays, KPMG and Deloitte based in the city

The finance and business services sector employs over 75,000 people in the city, and contributes £4 billion to the local economy.

Our expertise lies in the data and analytical areas of financial services with companies such as Experian, HD Decisions, TDX Europe based here and acting as a major draw for others moving into Nottingham.

We’re also home to major shared service and back office functions for brands including Vodafone, E.On, Specsavers, HMRC, VF Group and Virgin Media. Add this to the head office operations of Capital One, Vision Express and Experian and you have a location that is geared towards carrying out finance, IT, HR and customer services functions for businesses.

A workforce of over 1.7 million people within a 60 minute commute of the city ensures companies looking to locate here have a wide and varied talent pool ready to meet any needs.

6,500 students a year graduate from our two universities in business and law, proving a big draw for our Banking, Accountancy and Legal sector, which includes names like KPMG, Deloitte, Capital One, Ikano Bank, Experian, Browne Jacobson and Geldards.

With a triple offer of a highly-skilled workforce, lower than average office and salary costs, an established business community and excellent connectivity to national and international markets, it is clear why big-name businesses have chosen Nottingham as a base for their operations.