Will post-Brexit pensions be driven by purpose or profit?

Big questions for the City to answer

JB Beckett

JB Beckett

In a little over five months, the UK will begin to stretch and sever its tethers with European regulation, and with it the conduct of UK Financial Services and UK Asset Management.

Is the City facing into a more purposeful future driven by greater transition to sustainable incomes for its populous, or a new panacea of deregulation to compete globally? Direction needs momentum, which is contingent on politics and trade deals. Indeed, many hope the UK might emerge as a fiduciary leader; yet the certainty of whether the UK deregulates or gold-plates in a post-lockdown-post-Brexit world is capricious. For example, the key parts of the UK pension model are being rapidly aligned (at least in principle) to a more sustainable model, including" An increasing sense of b...

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