Access to skilled staff at the right cost is a key part of the equation, along with proximity to the knowledge hubs that are often associated with top universities.
The location of competitors and any clusters of potential business partners is also of vital importance, as is closeness to national and international transport hubs. Your location also significantly informs your image and identity. All elements need to work for you.
To help technology, media and telecommunications companies, we have created an interactive guide. It concentrates on the three most important tech hubs in the British Isles - London, the Thames Valley and Dublin - and the many individual locations within them.