Productivity may be affected by increased mental health concerns, survey finds

Some 58 per cent of Irish finance leaders said the most significant issue they face is the mental well-being of their employees

29th August, 2021
Productivity may be affected by increased mental health concerns, survey finds
Almost three quarters of Irish chief financial officers said the pandemic has had a lasting impact on the technologies used. Picture: Getty

Less than a fifth of finance leaders in Ireland believe environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues are a priority and mental health difficulties disproportionately impact Irish financial workers, a new survey has shown.

Some 19 per cent of chief financial officers (CFOs) in Ireland prioritised ESG compared to 22 per cent globally according to research conducted by PwC, the professional services company and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global professional body for accountants.


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