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Stress levels of finance staff in Singapore to rise in next 3 years: Research

An annual research conducted on January 2017 surveying 100 Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the financial services industry in Singapore, reveals that 78 per cent of them expect stress levels of their finance staff to rise over the next three years

Asia One - June 22, 2017
By: Alvin Kosasi
Stress levels of finance staff in Singapore to rise in next 3 years: Research PHOTO: The Straits Times

SINGAPORE - An annual research conducted on January 2017 surveying 100 Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) in the financial services industry in Singapore, reveals that 78 per cent of them expect stress levels of their finance staff to rise over the next three years.

They cited increased workloads (56 per cent), increased business expectations (54 per cent), shorter deadlines (40 per cent) and a competitive marketplace (38 per cent) as the main cause of this increase.

The research was commisioned by specialised recruitment consultancy, Robert Half.

Photo: Robert Half