Brexit news – Banker blasts scaremongering insisting UK will still thrive after EU exit | UK | News

Speaking to , the banker rejected the notion that the UK will not be able to thrive following

The banker reiterated that the British people were allowed to get things “wrong every now and then” but the decision in the EU referendum should be respected. 

He said: “There’s too much scaremongering going on. 

“We, as a nation, we are allowed to do things wrong every now and then. 

“Whether it is wrong or right, we will still thrive.” 

Another banker claimed that Brexit was “adding a whole load of cost” into businesses across the UK. 

He added: “Brexit is a big thing for us. It’s adding a whole load of cost into our businesses. 

“It’s going to make us a lot less profitable than we would like to be.”

One banker finished by talking of uncertainty across the City surrounding Brexit and highlighted how important it was for the British economy. 

“It’s the uncertainty surrounding Brexit. There are a lot of unknowns about leaving Europe,” he said. 

Policy Chairman of the City of London, Catherine McGuinness reiterated how important it was for the UK to secure an “agreement” with the when speaking to Sky News on Tuesday.

She said: “We need clarity as early as we possibly can so that businesses have certainty on which they can work. 

“We do need access to markets, in fact, I think for Europe as well as for London, we need an arrangement which allows for two-way access to the single market.

“These are challenging times. I think it is tremendously important that we put calm pragmatism as far as we can to the front. 

“I realise over the next couple of years we are going to see politics driving much of the way but it is crucially important that we look at financial stability, we look at this as the global gateway to capital for Europe as well as for the UK, and we get a deal which works for the ordinary people that actually this industry serves.”  

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