Predictions for 2019: Brightside's Brendan McCafferty


2019 promises to be a time of maximum uncertainty for the UK, as it attempts to find a direction post-Brexit.

There is a good chance of a recession, but we may well see a repeat of the 2009/10 post-crash economy where hundreds of thousands of people started their own businesses. 

Next year will be tougher for smaller brokers. They will be faced with higher costs of customer acquisition and servicing, and it will become more difficult to secure capacity.

The shift towards

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