Outside the Square Mile

Industry lobbyists TheCityUK have set out their post-Brexit vision for the future of the UK’s financial and professional service industry, which accounts for 12% of the UK’s economic output. Unsurprisingly, access to the single markets is high on the list. However, pointing to the fact that 2/3 of jobs in the sector are in fact outside London, the report advocates support for regional clusters, as well as scaling up the UK’s FinTech offer. It notes strong digital employment growth in Bournemouth and Liverpool.