Experts have warned that stricter coronavirus restrictions could spur a second wave of poor mental health among UK business leaders, after a rise in coronavirus cases forced the UK government to reintroduce tighter measures across the country.
During the pandemic, more than three quarters, or 78% of bosses reported they had experienced poor mental health. 32% delayed seeking help and 31% admitted they struggle with talking about it.
According to Bupa’s Global’s Executive Wellbeing Index, pressures on business, worries about the economy, and reduced personal freedom exacerbated the mental health of UK execs, with 40% saying that reduced personal freedom is a big factor.
Limited personal freedom due to the restrictions has lead to high rates of fatigue — 33% in UK, 21% in US, 19% in France — as well as