Many international companies have offices there and it’s a bustling centre for global trade. Working in London is a great way to launch and progress your career and the majority of the nation’s graduate jobs and internships are located in the country’s capital.
Home to a diverse number of industries, it attracts a wealth of talent from the UK and overseas. Just about every industry offers opportunities to work in London, so whatever your dream career, you’ve a great chance of making it a reality.
London has one of the best transport networks in the world, so when you need to commute economically, conveniently and quickly, this is a major advantage. Both public and private services operate across the city.
The public transport network comprises road, rail, boat and air transport including London Underground and Overground railways, London River Services, Tramlink, London Buses and the Docklands Light Railway. The city is also full of the familiar black cabs that work the local airports.
With its abundance of famous landmarks and historic buildings dotted across the skyline, there’s no doubt that London is a beautiful location.
There are plenty of other reasons why London is a great place to live and work, such as the theatres in the West End, the hundreds of shops, the picturesque River Thames, new attractions such as the London Eye, historical attractions and much more.
Food and drink
London boasts plenty of places to socialise after work – you’ll never be short of somewhere to meet and chill out. Pubs and restaurants reopened after lockdown on 4th July, so people are meeting up again, on condition they observe safety measures such as social distancing.
Boasting more than 15,500 restaurants, London also plays host to cafes, coffee shops, fast food diners and street food stalls. There’s something for all tastes, thanks to the cultural diversity of the capital.
As home to the UK’s financial services industry, London has been an important trade and finance centre for centuries and is renowned as a global hub. International finance firms, banks and other economic services are located in the city, including more than 500 banks.
In addition, the retail sector in London is second-to-none. A shoppers’ paradise, high quality and prestigious retail areas like Bond Street, Knightsbridge and Oxford Street combine with new malls and historic markets. Even for someone on a budget, there are some fabulous places for a bit of retail therapy.
Meetings in London
There are many advantages to hosting meetings at London venues: the high standard of office space is a factor behind the success of meetings and events in the city.
Here at &Meetings, we have a large selection of high quality meeting rooms for hire – available by the hour, starting from only £10 per person per hour. When you book our rooms, you won’t be hit with a host of add-on prices. If it’s in the room, you can use it free of charge!
In Central London, we have venues for hire at Aldgate, Cheapside, Barbican, Royal Exchange Avenue, Farringdon, The Auditorium and Threadneedle Street. We also have meeting rooms in the West End, Greater London, the South East and South West.
Use our simple online booking process to pick your meeting room and pay online.
For more details, or if you need any further assistance, please contact &Meetings on 0800 073 0499. We look forward to hearing from you!