With an advanced, diversified economy and technologically-savvy people, the UK is home to many startups and tech companies. The mature startup ecosystem and availability of capital in the UK supports multiple local startups to expand nationally and fuel their development across the world.
The largest companies of the United Kingdom greatly impact the British and world economy. The UK’s top 30 publicly traded companies, major components of the FTSE index, are presented here together with their activities, logos, sectors and useful links.
A most dynamic market for e-commerce, the United Kingdom is a rather large and very solvable market for online shopping. Dominated by the great American e-commerce companies, the UK still has some space for some strong local companies, both established stores and pure e-commerce players.