Working from home increasing stress, work levels for UK staff

New research shows

John Brazier
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Around one in three UK employees are working longer hours and suffering from greater stress levels while away from the office.

New research from Cigna Europe has found that UK employees working from home are suffering from ‘unmanageable stress' due to excessive workloads. The seventh edition of The Cigna 360° Well-Being Survey, conducted in April this year, found that around one in three (32%) of people in the UK are putting in longer hours while working away from the office. Lack of an office routine and extra time from non-commuting were cited as the main reasons for the excessive workload, as the research revealed almost three quarters (71%) of the nation are currently stressed, with 12% of this rated as "...

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