Working & Living

Edinburgh is a beautiful and compact city with a rich history and thriving cultural scene. These qualities are helping to attract, and retain, a highly skilled workforce that is driving the city’s growth.

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Working in Edinburgh

Scotland is governed by the same visa rules and legislation as the rest of the United Kingdom. There are a number of special business visa categories to ensure Scotland remains a competitive destination for investment.

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Living in Edinburgh

From character period properties to modern new developments, city centre apartments to country homes, there is a huge spectrum of housing options available in Edinburgh.

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UK's Cultural Capital

With cobbled streets steeped in history and a thriving cultural scene (including the world's largest arts festival), Scotland's capital is an inspiring city that offers something for everyone.

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World-class education

Scotland is famous for its first-class education system and highly qualified graduates and school leavers.

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Investor Support Team

City of Edinburgh Council


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