and the Workplace
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Groundbreaking research shows that high-pressure work environments are having a negative impact on home relationships which in turn are having a major impact on how the UK’s high-earners perform at work.
Relationship breakdown and it’s impact on the workplace is probably more common than you think and costs more than you might imagine.
50% of high earners
said work pressures affect their personal relationships
However, employer response is often poor
High earners are
times more likely
to experience relationship difficulties
69% of high earners
said they have experienced serious relationship difficulty whilst in their current or similar role.
This is a stark contrast to 20% within Great Britain as a whole.
42% of high earners
say their problems in personal relationships resulted in poor performance at work
This is a similar figure to those who will be diagnosed with a mental illness in their lifetime.
An issue that costs UK Employers £42-45bn per year.
This research was done jointly by Soulmates Academy (The 4 Habits), law firm Howard Kennedy (who commissioned the YouGov surveys), and the think tanks Marriage Foundation and Relationships Foundation.