Buying and Running a Business in London
By Matteo Pozzi
London is packed with endless opportunities: it is one of the world's most inviting cities for startups, as well as home to world-class schools, universities and museums. There is a robust transport network offering fast and easy commuting around London. With its vibrant multicultural environment, London offers an enormous variety of cuisines, recreational opportunities and cultural activities that appeal to virtually any interest.
London is one of the top ten city matches for 17.3% of small business equity investors.
Business Environment – City Scores
Source: Teleport (teleport.org)
As we know: London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, with a population of just over 9 million. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London, its ancient core and financial centre, was founded by the Romans as Londinium and retains boundaries close to its medieval ones. Since the 19th century, The name "London" has also referred to the metropolis around this core, historically split between the counties of Middlesex, Essex, S...