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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s Global City of the Future for the third year in a row, while London and Dublin have retained their positions in second and third, respectively. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Hong Kong has taken the laurels in the FDI Strategy category of the Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 awards, thanks in the main to its StartmeupHK initiative. 

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Lancashire councillor seeks investment for specialist sectors

Stephen Young of Lancashire County Council explains the UK county’s approach to raising its profile.

UK set for worst year of FDI since 2010

Foreign investment into the UK between January to October 2018, hit its lowest since 2010 in terms of project number, according to fDi Markets

Brexit causing pessimism in UK financial services, says report

Optimism in the UK’s financial services sector ‘has declined by 30% in Q3 2018’.

FDI in West Midlands consistent despite Brexit uncertainty

Infrastructure and a talented workforce have established the West Midlands as a resilient FDI destination.

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Gaming industry moves up to next level

A truly global industry, games development is bringing benefits to digital clusters willing to foster it with incentives and tax breaks. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Is the era of the sweat shop coming to an end?

With links to exploitative labour conditions now hugely damaging to a fashion house's reputation, how is the industry reacting?

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Medway lands on runway to investment

Medway Council in Kent is hoping to transform part of a former runway into a hi-tech innovation centre.

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UK seeks a cybersecurity blanket

High-profile data breaches in the UK have pushed the topic of cybersecurity to the fore, leading the the launch of a £1.9bn government-backed strategy.

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