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From our people to our quality of life, there are many reasons companies choose to invest in Scotland. Explore Scotland's strengths and find out how we can support your business.

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Just look at what we offer

It’s little wonder Scotland attracts more foreign investors than any other UK region outside London. We are a top location for global companies.

You will be in illustrious company.

Scotland is already home to over 2,000 foreign firms with a combined turnover of £100 billion, including Amazon, Barclays, Blackrock, HERO BPO, Intelenet, Mitsubishi, SKNL, Tata Steel and United Spirits. 

They're all benefiting from operating costs almost 30% lower than London, and a business-friendly environment, complete with an enviable lifestyle.

Join the companies making it big in Scotland

We offer a highly-skilled and educated workforce, proximity to massive European markets, innovative R&D, sophisticated infrastructure, and easy connections to the rest of the world. 

It’s time for your company to come to Scotland too.

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GSK expansion "testament to world class workforce"

25/11/2013

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Why US biotech giant chose Scotland

21/10/2013

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Ashurst chooses Scotland for its legal and business support centre

11/11/2014

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The right location for Tesco Bank

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Toshiba Medical on establishing a global R&D centre in Scotland

31/10/2013

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Experience, expertise, innovation

Whatever your industry, you'll find a home in Scotland.

Scotland's expertise in our traditional industries like financial services and oil & gas is well known, and we remain global leaders in these sectors.

We're also internationally recognised for our innovation and excellence in growing sectors like life sciences, renewable energy and chemical sciences.

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Scotland: A top European location

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Our business services sector goes from strength to strength

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