Recruitment Agency London

Home to almost 9 million people, the capital of the UK, London, is considered one of the world’s most important cities, having considerable influence on a range of global industries including commerce, the arts, tourism, entertainment, education, finance, fashion, research and development, and the media. Its economic performance is ranked at 26 out of 300 major cities, and it is one of the world’s biggest financial centres.

London Employment facts

London has 4,857,000 employees, and an employment rate of 77.9 per cent. The median weekly pay is £670.80, the highest in the UK.

Main industries and employment in London

Greater London is the wealthiest and most densely populated part of the UK, and its economy is bigger than a number of European countries, including Austria and Sweden.

The service industries dominate London’s economy, in particular, financial services and its related professional services, and it is strongly linked with the economy in other parts of the UK and worldwide.

It is considered a major investment destination for foreign real estate investors, with tens of schemes under construction at any one time.

The city is a major transport hub, at the centre of the UK’s motorway and rail networks, and home to one of the world’s busiest airports, London Heathrow.