Financial stress impacting half of UK adults

Ongoing financial strain is taking an increasing toll on the health and wellbeing of the nation, with almost half of UK adults saying their mental and physical health has suffered because of their financial situation in the last year, according to new research from St. James’s Place (SJP).    As the UK slips into recession, around…

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Financial stress in workforce costs businesses £10.3bn every year

A new report by the Centre for Economics and Business (CEBR) on behalf of Aegon has found that the proportion of both full-time and part-time private sector workers missing work due to financial concerns has risen to 12%, – up from 10% in 2021. On average, employees lost 4.7 workdays per year, leading to over…

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One in five consumers suffer from mental health issues due to their financial situation

New research from Lowell has found that more than a quarter (27%) of Brits don’t have the ability to save money due to their financial situation and over one in five (22%) revealed that they have mental health difficulties directly caused by money. Over the past 90 days, in the UK search terms for ‘I…

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