Are you suffering from burn-out?

Stress and mental health issues remain a real problem within the accountancy community. The latest poll from caba, the charity for ICAEW members, students and their families, discovered a massive eight in 10 (79%) accountants feel the profession was becoming synonymous with stress and burn-out.

Accountants said the biggest day-to-day challenges are workloads (cited by 87% of respondents), and the long hours (72%). The complexity of the work, with no room for error was highlighted by 63% of those surveyed.

Hardly surprising then that more than half (56%) of accountants’ researchers spoke to said they were ‘suffering’.

Read the full story in the April issue of PQ magazine, out now: