stressed staff

Stressed Staff Work Extra Ten Days

Stressed-out British employees who refuse to turn off their mobile phone and stop checking emails outside work are putting in an extra ten days’ of work a year, research has found. A failure to switch off after hours and during weekends means that workers never get a break and are always “on call”, according to the survey of 1,000 office workers by Nectar Business, which looked at the impact of technology on employees. The research found that 15.5% of employees believed their working week had become one to two hours longer due to an increase volume of information coming through on email and phone. A fifth of those surveyed admitted to leaving their work phone on all weekend and of those who do manage to switch off, 22% owned up to checking work emails on Saturdays and Sun... »