Mental health effects of Covid-19 still to be felt in 2022, advisers say

'Clients need our support more than ever'

Julia Bahr
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The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the financial advice profession and significantly impacted the mental health of practitioners.

Speaking to Professional Adviser, Scott Gallacher, Chartered financial planner at Rowley Turton, said the pandemic will continue to dominate matters for some time to come. Mental health has gained much more prominence and respect over the last few years. Gallacher added: "I think regardless of where you are based, most of us have experienced a tremendous amount of stress over the previous two years."  Hence advisers must keep this in mind when dealing with clients who may be unknowingly vulnerable and need support more than ever, Gallacher tells PA.  Six in 10 financial advisers su...

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