Stressed accountants: the mental health impact as practices adapt to a new reality

Stressed accountants: the mental health impact as practices adapt to a new reality

Accountants are reporting a huge amount of stress and emotional overload right now, as they deal with numerous heart-breaking cases of clients whose businesses are suffering severely and, in some cases, on the verge of collapse.

Dealing with such tales of turmoil and anguish is clearly going to take its toll on mental health. One story recently posted online portrayed an accountant who felt exhausted simply from holding back tears while listening to clients.

Add in all those extra hours accountants have put in responding to so many client queries about Government-backed financial support packages, and burnout is a real concern. This article has tips on helping staff on mental health.

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