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Why HSBC for Professional & Business Services?

Specialists

In-depth sector support

Our sector specialists support companies across the sector, from legal and recruitment, to accountancy firms. We work with our local relationship directors, leveraging our experience and global network to help you achieve your goals.

Products & Solutions

Support for your ambitions

Our product offering includes working capital solutions, partner capital solutions, global payments & cash solutions, global trade & receivables finance, FX & interest rate hedging. We also provide a money management platform and a partnership for IT leasing.

Network

The right connections

As part of our wider support for the sector, we work in partnership with key industry bodies such as APSCo, REC and the MCA. We also run a programme of information and networking events.

Victoria Ritchie

Victoria Ritchie

Head of Professional Services

As Head of the Professional Services Sector, Victoria supports UK Domestic and International accountancy, legal, recruitment and consultancy businesses. Victoria has worked for HSBC since 2017 and has been in the Banking and Finance Industry for over 20 years working with clients across Large Corporate, Mid Markets and SME businesses. In the Financial Sector, she has worked across roles including front line, leadership and leading strategy and change programmes at Head Office. She has also held numerous positions in the Business Services Sector giving her insight into how businesses operate to support today’s HSBC clients. The best part of her current role is working to deepen client relationships and supporting businesses ambitions and goals in the sector. Victoria is a big fan of theatre, arts, dance and travel, while also spending most of any free time running around her nine-year-old football and tennis fanatic son.

Professional Services insights

Can professional services keep up the pace?

In an unpredictable economy, the performance of professional services remains resilient with the ‘PwC Law Firms’ Survey 2023’ stating that the top 100 UK law firms expect to grow fee income in the next two years. Yet firms still face challenges on multiple fronts, says Victoria Ritchie, Head of Professional and Business Services at HSBC UK.

Investment and Growth Strategies in Law Firms 2023

HSBC and 'Briefing' have partnered once again to deliver our fourth annual report on topics front and centre of mind including; international growth, competition for talent, cybersecurity, ESG and diversity.

Professional Services: Is generative AI the biggest technological game-changer for Law Firms?

Law firms are increasingly concerned about competition with more tech-driven business models, becoming the greatest potential force for disruption in terms of driving competition, reflecting the ever-growing pressure on law firms to invest in technology.

Information correct as of June 2023

Professional Services sector snippet

Find out more about the latest trends, developments and challenges impacting businesses in your sector from our team of specialists.

Growing talent globally: Spencer Ogden

As the world races to decarbonise, renewable energy projects are ramping up globally. This spells almost limitless opportunity for global recruitment business Spencer Ogden to continue to grow internationally. Find out how.

Professional & Business Services Partnerships

MCA

MCA

APSCO

APSCO

Taliant Partners

Talint Partners

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