business owner stress

35% of UK Entrepreneurs Lose Motivation to Run Their Business – At Least Once A Year

35% of UK Entrepreneurs Lose Motivation to Run Their Business – At Least Once A Year

35% of UK entrepreneurs lose the motivation to run their business at least once a year, according to a new report by Haines Watts. The survey of 514 UK business owners revealed that 53% said that financial worries was their biggest concern, and that their volume of work (43%) and responsibility to their staff (42%) was draining their passion for running an enterprise. An uneven work-life balance, experienced by 59% of respondents, also appears to be taking its toll on firm owners’ psychological wellbeing with 70% admitting they sometimes flirt with the idea of “doing something else.” Furthermore, business owners appear unable to leave their problems in the office as 38% say their relationship with their partner has suffered as a result of running their own company – with 30% saying t... »