About us

In the UK and across the world, our financial services team is committed to building a better working world.

As a global financial services hub the UK has influence beyond its borders. The City of London has been a leading innovator for over three hundred years – a center for banking, insurance and the wealth and asset management sectors. We also understand the critical importance of our regional cities that are centers of expertise in their own right – Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff and Bristol. It's why we are investing to grow and serve these key markets.

In the UK, we have 4,200 talented individuals who work on financial services and nothing else, providing on-the-ground experience of local markets with an understanding of emerging global trends.

Every day, we provide the insights and timely challenges our clients need to get the most out of their businesses, helping them with transformation programs in the areas of Assurance, Tax, Advisory and Transaction Advisory services.

Whether you're a start-up or one of the world's most complex organizations, we can help you manage risk more effectively, build trust with stakeholders and deliver sustainable growth.

Insights & expertise

EY - Minds made for financial services
We train and nurture our inclusive teams to develop minds that can transform, shape and innovate financial services. Not just for today but for the future.

Minds made for financial services

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Pensions 2030: building sustainable retirements

Pensions systems around the world are stretched to breaking point. Our new publication sets out nine hypotheses for how stakeholders can work together to make pensions fair and sustainable. Tough decisions lie ahead, but so does a better retirement world.
EY - Pensions 2030: building sustainable retirements

The FCA’s Business Plan 2018/2019

What this means to your firm.

Brexit for insurance: keeping the door open for insurance talent

As UK insurance companies look to adapt their operating model to mitigate the potential effects of Brexit, ensuring that they have the right talent in the right locations will be crucial. How is Brexit impacting talent supply for specialist insurance talent in EU markets?

Brexit: issues to consider for wealth managers

Wealth management firms have a specific and vital mandate: to seek optimal returns, in markets across the globe, that best serve the long-term needs of their clients. Here we set out the key issues and the questions for each that wealth managers need to be addressing.

UK asset managers’ priority markets for trade and investment

EY has identified which trade and investment markets should be priority targets for the UK asset management industry.

Brexit: a financial services perspective

The British people have voted for the UK to Leave the European Union (EU). This will have significant consequences for businesses as they navigate the complex implications of the UK leaving the EU. The UK has strong political, economic and financial systems and is well able to deal with short- and longer-term effects of Brexit. In the UK and across the world, our financial services team is focused on helping our clients deal with these effects and is committed to building a better working world.

Case study: How can automation reduce costs while enhancing human potential?

Find out how EY helped Zurich put robotics into action.
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EY - RegTech

The rise and rise of RegTech

Compliance is changing. As regulatory, cost and staffing pressures on wealth and asset managers increase, firms are increasingly looking to exploit the transformative potential of regulatory technology (RegTech). We worked with a broad selection of asset managers from across the full spectrum of the UK market to understand how they are using RegTech and explore what impact it will have on their businesses.

UK FinTech Census 2017

Find out more about the 2017 UK FinTech Census that was carried out by EY and Innovate Finance on behalf of Her Majesty’s Treasury and was designed to gather key insights directly from FinTechs, charting key areas of growth, as well as potential challenges.

FCA Asset Management Market Study: a blueprint for the industry

The UK’s Asset Management sector is the second largest in the world, managing approximately £7 trillion of assets. This paper explores the FCA’s final Asset Management Market Study, published on 28 June 2017. The FCA embarked on this Study to discover if markets work well and offer value for money to consumers.

Brexit for insurance: keeping the door open for insurance talent

As UK insurance companies look to adapt their operating model to mitigate the potential effects of Brexit, ensuring that they have the right talent in the right locations will be crucial. How is Brexit impacting talent supply for specialist insurance talent in EU markets?

Webcast: Dormant assets

Click here to watch our recent webcast with the Investment Association on dormant assets.

UK FS Attractiveness Survey

Our survey helps gauge how attractive the UK is compared with other financial services centres across the world.

UK IFRS banking conference 2017

EY’s annual UK IFRS banking conference on 4 July in London was attended by more than 100 representatives from a wide range of financial institutions. The event focused on IFRS 9 Financial Instruments with points of view from EY, banks and the regulators, but also covered other topical areas such as Basel IV and Finance 4.0.
EY - The FCA’S business plan 2016-2017

The FCA’s Business Plan 2017/2018

What this means to your firm.

Our early insight into pressing industry issues has led to the development of key market based solutions in:

  • Regulatory & Financial Audit
  • Digital transformation
  • Tax & legal
  • Finance and Risk Transformation
  • Strategic change
  • Financial regulatory reform
  • Data architecture and security and efficiently leveraging big data
  • Business operating model redesign, operational efficiency and cost management

Our people

Talk to us today about how we can help you build a better working world