Recession hits personal lives of half of small business owners - survey

Half of SME owners and senior managers in Ireland say their personal lives have deteriorated in the past year due to the recession, according to a new survey.

18th September, 2013

Half of SME owners and senior managers in Ireland say their personal lives have deteriorated in the past year due to the recession, according to a new survey.

Of those affected, 36 per cent are experiencing more stress, 21 per cent believe their work-life balance has deteriorated and 16 per cent are unable to sleep well, according to the latest Close Brothers Business Barometer, which was based on a survey of 550 SME owner managers...

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