financial advice

UK Employers In The Dark About What Their Employees Really Worry About

UK Employers In The Dark About What Their Employees Really Worry About

29% of UK workers are unhappy in their job, but their employers don’t know why – according to a survey by Neyber. Their 2017 DNA of Financial Wellbeing, which surveyed over 10,000 employees and 500 employers, has revealed a disconnect between what UK workers worry about, and what their bosses believe are their main concerns. Of the respondents, 33% of workers said that money problems are their greatest concern, followed by their health (29%) and achieving a good work / life balance (28%). How To Spot The Signs Of Poor Employee Mental Health At Work In stark contest, when bosses were quizzed on what they feel matters to their subordinates 43% believed it was work life balance, 40% believed it was workload, 38% said career development – while just 33% pointed out financial security. Small bu... »

Independant Financial Advisor

Firms fail to seek financial advice

More than a third of small businesses did not seek external financial advice in the 12 months to October this year, despite the economic downturn, according to the Forum of Private Business (FPB). The FPB survey highlighted that 36% of small firms have not sought advice from banks and accountancy firms. 10% of those firms had not done so because they received poor advice in the past, while 14% cited a lack of faith in the adviser’s knowledge. FPB spokesman Phil McCabe said: “Whoever they go to for advice, whether that’s a dedicated bank manager or an accountant, it is important to have a regular professional opinion on the best way to use their money,”. “The risk is that businesses will fold if they don’t get regular advice on how to control cashflow and... »