Business sectors within the region
Financial & Business Services
Food & Drink
- International support
- Business Growth
- Financial support
- World wide offices
- Starting up
About the region
- Our towna nd cities
- Living here
- Economic climate
- Business Locations
The region boasts a robust economy, and we have ambitious economic strategies in place to ensure a flourishing future.
With our rich cultural and national heritage and high levels of employment and we are one of the most desirable places to start and grow a business in the UK. We are committed to strengthening our economy further, developing even higher-level skills and helping businesses in the region grow and thrive.
The UK economy is in excellent shape overall – its current period of economic growth is the longest experienced in any OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) country.
Economic performance in the UK is being driven by increases in employment and productivity.
To download an information sheet on the UK economy, click here.