We need to remind investors and financial institutions of why the UK has long been one of the world’s leading financial centres

24 June 2016

  • Share

Omar Ali, Managing Partner, UK Financial Services at EY says:

“As a result of the leave vote it is even more important that the UK supports its biggest drivers of growth, and that includes financial services. There's no time to look back, the government and the industry need to work together and speak with one voice to help the industry weather the short term volatility and remind investors and financial institutions of why the UK has long been one of the world’s leading financial centres.

“Many of the UK’s innate strengths will continue to work in our favour outside of the EU. But we need to answer people's valid concerns about access to the single market and regulation quickly and effectively if we are to protect our financial services industry as one of the major growth drivers of the UK's economy.”