Small Accounting Businesses dealing with the Pandemic's Emotional Toll Require Assistance
The shops are now open, the high street is busy with people's activities, and the pubs, bars, and restaurants are once again heaving with the sounds of delighted customers. There is no question that this is an outstanding development. In spite of the difficulty of rising costs of living and other urgent issues, signals of economic recovery are at least providing grounds for cautious optimism.
On the other hand, the pandemic is in no way over. We are still dealing with the impact of it on a daily basis, from performing lateral flow checks on the morning of a huge meeting to having a greater awareness of every cough or irritated throat to counting the number of masked individuals at the supermarket.
The State of Mental Health
It is not surprising that most small accounting business owners, nine out of ten to be exact, have suffered at least one indicator of suboptimal mental health during this period given the challenges posed by the epidemic and the frequent lockdowns that have taken place.
Sadly, many people have found that the company's performance in this area has been cause for concern.
These concerning discoveries shed light on the severity of the pandemic as well as the challenges that many proprietors of small businesses face when it comes to taking care of their employees’ mental health.
Even though we are aware that overcoming the emotional trauma of the pandemic will be a long and difficult process that will require ongoing assistance and care, we have faith that owners of small businesses will be able to view the future with a positive outlook, both for the sake of their businesses and for their own personal well-being.