"A few short months after Brexit, a sense of optimism has returned to the City. However, two key negotiation items remain foremost on everyone’s minds. The first is the right of EU citizens to work in London; the second, the retention of passporting rights."
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“If the eventual result is a vote to remain, then I would definitely expect a pickup in job numbers in the short term. The caveat being that in recent years, quarter 3 has been subdued in regards to jobs due to it being the summer period.”
“It certainly felt like a uninspiring month. The market was volatile and it was tough on organisations. Hiring was restricted and organisations were slow to release jobs. So the numbers were somewhat comforting and perhaps there is light at the end of the tunnel.”
"The referendum is at the end of Q2, so any pickup in jobs activity will be dependent on the polls ahead of the referendum. If it’s very close, we might have to wait for Q3 before hiring gets going again. However, it is quite precarious out there”
“The growth in jobs was driven by the asset management industry,” said Enver. “There is growth and demand in that sector and the UK is in prime position to take advantage of this trend, which we believe will be a theme throughout 2016.”