41% of IFAs more stressed after Mini Budget than GFC

The economy found to be causing IFAs stress outside of work too

Ayesha Venkataraman
clock • 2 min read

Two in five advisers have reported feeling generally more stressed at work as a result of the state of the economy and government’s recent Mini Budget than they were during the Great Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008, according to a new survey by Opinium Research.

Following the government's latest fiscal statement, Opinium Research surveyed 209 advisers between the 30 September and 5 October on the varied impact the government's Mini-Budget on advisers. The survey also found that 34% of advisers reported working more hours, whilst 25% said they were feeling more anxious about the impact of the Mini Budget on their business. Outside of work, 25% of advisers who have been impacted by the Mini Budget said it has caused their mental health to suffer, while 32% reported being unable to see family and friends as often, and 30% said they were unable t...

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