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Four in Ten Entrepreneurs Suffer Sleepless Nights

Four in Ten Entrepreneurs Suffer Sleepless Nights

Stressed out small-business owners are feeling the brunt of the recession, with four in ten suffering from sleepless nights, research has revealed. A survey of more than 500 small-business owners by Close Invoice Finance found that 44 per cent were having problems sleeping due to worries about the downturn. Seven in ten also said they were significantly more stressed than last year because of the tough economic climate. “It is no surprise that so many business owners are feeling the pressure,” said Close Invoice Finance chief executive, David Thomson. “We continue to discuss the economic crisis in macro terms, ignoring the strain that managing a business through a downturn places on your personal life.” Work Wise UK chief executive, Phil Flaxton, said that one reaso... »