https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56155531 "1,500 money managers, payment firms and insurers have applied for permission to continue operating in the UK after Brexit. Around two-thirds had no prior physical operations in Britain, it said. It suggests London "is set to remain a key global financial centre", it added. "Many of these European firms will be opening offices for the first time, which is good news for UK professional advice firms across multiple industries including lawyers, accountants, consultants and recruiters." said Mike Johnson, managing consultant at Bovill. He added that business from the firms should provide a welcome boost to the service sector, too" Lol.