Why invest here?
Hertfordshire is an attractive location for global and European headquarters and shared service centres. Its advantages include competitive costs, access to markets, global connectivity and it is home to the UK's leading business university, the University of Hertfordshire.
Hertfordshire is seen as a leading outer-London location for European and UK headquarters. There are more than 30 significant company headquarters in the county, representing annual sales of more than £1 billion, alongside a multitude of other major bases of operation such as GSK's campus in Stevenage.
Hertfordshire Innovation Quarter is an Enterprise Zone that offers investment and expansion opportunities for green businesses specialising in environmental technologies, agri-tech and modern construction.Learn more about Hertfordshire IQ
Visit Herts is the official visitor economy and tourism service for Hertfordshire, working with attractions, businesses, accommodation and destinations across the county to promote Hertfordshire to local, national and international visitors.Go to Visit Herts
Hertfordshire’s engineering and manufacturing capability is built on a long history of innovation and has companies with inter-galactic reachLearn more
With a highly skilled workforce and the very latest research and development expertise, Hertfordshire is a great place for life science companies looking to innovate and growLearn more
Hertfordshire’s IT companies demonstrate a strong capability for computational research and development and digital media, with specialisms in cyber-crime and securityLearn more
Hertfordshire is a major contributor to a global success story, as the UK has one of the world’s most dynamic creative sectors. This provides significant investment opportunitiesLearn more