Financial Services & Insurance

Financial and related professional services employ more than 11,500 people locally and contribute £1bn to the local economy.

Over 200 years in the making, Greater Norwich is recognised as a centre of excellence in insurance, financial and professional services. It is one of the largest general insurance markets in Europe the biggest cluster in the UK outside of London – and includes the likes of Aviva, Marsh and The One Account.

Greater Norwich is the home of important businesses and brands in financial services and insurance that are taking advantage of the unique ‘value’ on offer. In addition to attractive career opportunities, it offers outstanding quality of life, and the benefits of living in a vibrant, affordable, culturally advanced and accessible city. Additionally, it benefits from proximity to hubs of financial and business activity in London, Cambridge and Ipswich.

The Financial Industry Group (fig) is a partnership of leading firms, local government and higher education aimed at promoting and developing the financial and related professional services cluster which exists here. Established in 2001, fig is the only financial services trade association in England outside London. fig comprises senior executives from leading companies, local government and senior UEA faculty. From UEA, fig employs the latest thinking and research findings for achieving sustainable cluster growth and organises a range of activities to promote the cluster.

Greater Norwich offers competitive land rates and business lets, and is 45% cheaper than operating in London or Cambridge.

You can talk to one of our Greater Norwich officers, who can give you advice and support. Call today on 0345 877 8921.

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Contributes £1bn to the local economy

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Employs more than 11,500 people locally

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Largest general insurance cluster in the UK outside of London

Who's here?
• Aviva • Marsh • The One Account • Moneyfacts • Tax Assist