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.

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.

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.

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.

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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