At Xero, we strive to create a positive environment where everyone feels they belong and that they can do the best work of our lives. We believe that supporting the mental wellbeing of our people and community is an essential component to running a compassionate, successful business. That’s why we’re proud to participate in the Canadian Mental Health Association’s annual Mental Health Week.
For our community of accounting professionals, we recognize the challenges they’re going through to support clients during these difficult times. Earlier this year, we conducted a study that found less than half of Canadian accountants and bookkeepers have daily habits to support their wellbeing. With little to no wellness support structures in place, combined with the onset of COVID-19 that has caused a dramatic 16% drop in Canadians’ mental health, it’s important we not only take the time this week to support one another and prioritize