Manchester is UK’s top hub outside London for global investment

Manchester has been recognised as Britain’s top hub outside London for global investment – while Liverpool has been recognised as a world leader for connectivity.
The FDI Intelligence European Cities and Regions of the Future 2024 report, which was published today, saw Manchester named as the UK’s highest ranked “large city” overall.
London was the overall top-ranked city and topped the list of “major cities”, beating the likes of Amsterdam, Dublin, Warsaw and Paris.
The rankings benchmark European cities and regions and follow an analysis of 509 locations across the continent. Factors used to measure cities and regions included the amount of hi-tech manufacturers, the numbe …