POLL: London's post-Brexit status

Author: Amélie Labbé | Published: 27 Apr 2018

Can London remain a leading financial centre after Brexit?


Methodology
IFLR publishes its monthly poll question on iflr.com and Linkedin group page iflr.com/LinkedIn. Throughout the month, IFLR’s editorial team gather the responses and interview selected respondents. The next poll is online now.

The clock's been ticking for nearly two years now, but 11 months from the Brexit deadline, London, as the UK's and Europe financial centre, is no closer to a definitive answer on its future. Many sectors in the UK are bracing themselves for uncertainty but none more than financial services, which make up over 11% of the country's economy (£176 billion or $252 billion approximately) and are the largest tax contributor, according to TheCityUK data.

Competition from other cities around Europe to become the bloc's financial hub post-Brexit is fierce. Research shows that Frankfurt and Dublin especially are vying for the role of next...