Scotland’s proud history in financial services stretches back over 300 years and today the Scottish industry remains innovative and competitive.
Scotland's financial services industry:
- Accounts for seven percent of Scotland’s GDP
- Employs almost 95,000 people directly and a further 70,000 indirectly
- Generates around £7 billion for the Scottish economy
The financial services industry features a profitable mix of Scottish and international businesses. The industry’s key strengths lie in banking, insurance, investment management and asset servicing.