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Lord Levene urges financial services companies for Queen&#39s award

The DTI has embarked on a drive to encourage financial services companies to enter the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

The department says while the industry accounts for a third of UK exports only seven of the 102 applications for the awards have come from financial services firms.

International Financial Services London chairman Lord Levene is writing to a hundred of his members urging them to apply.

A spokesman for the Queen’s Awards Office says financial services companies tend to remain invisible when it comes to gaining recognition for their achievements.

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