Running a small business ‘detrimental to physical health’, as 1.8 million SME owners have had a health scare since starting their business.
A third (30 per cent) of small business owners in the UK have had a health scare since starting their business – this amounts to a staggering 1.8 million SMEs, according to research from Ultimate Finance, which explores the pressure British SMEs are under in the UK.
- Almost three quarters (72 per cent) of business owners and managers worry their current work / life balance is having a negative impact on their health
- Thirty per cent find it hard to go to the gym and maintain their health regime and a further third find it hard to eat healthily since starting a business
- Seventy per cent worry about the future and their health due to their work habits
Authors: Owen Gough