Platform industry Tag

Making predictions is difficult at the best of times, but after two difficult years characterised by volatility and a dearth of flows, it's positively hazardous. Five years ago, we predicted that a realistic scenario for 2023 would be industry assets of £880bn, which is pretty close to where we are today. Last year, our realistic scenario for 2023 was £938bn, and again we think that number is still achievable in the final quarter of 2023. 

How has the platform industry performed in the first quarter of the year? With the UK getting ready for pension freedom and the general election, financial services were under considerable strain.  Because of reporting restrictions, our full report will  not be published until mid May, but to tide you over until then, we have a few headline numbers to share with you: