Business and professional services
Companies such as Baker & McKenzie, Allen & Overy, Herbert Smith Freehills, Convergys and Fujitsu, alongside many other international companies chose Belfast as a base for a range of their business and professional services for reasons including:
- attractive operating cost base (50 per cent lower than London),
- assured skills programmes to ensure that investors get access to graduates that meet their skill needs, and
- Belfast’s direct telecoms link to North America, the UK and mainland Europe.