Over a third of UK employees pressured to work overtime by fear of being judged

A third of bosses (31%) expect workers to stay later than their contractual hours Birmingham is the UK’s presenteeism capital – 44% of workers feel pressured to do overtime IT & Tech professionals most likely to be chained to their desks to...
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Stress-cation: a quarter of UK workers struggle to book time off work

Millions of UK workers failing to maximise their annual leave allocation A quarter (23%) struggle to book time off Over a quarter (26%) of 16-24 year olds find taking annual leave stressful Over a third (38%) of Brits have had annual leave...
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The real cost of the UK productivity crisis: £4,500 lost on every unproductive worker

Unproductive workforce costing British businesses a total of £22 billion each year Only 1 in 4 UK employees believe they are consistently productive at work Average UK worker spends 1 hour 24 minutes a day on tea breaks, chatting and on social...
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Two in three workers quit due to a lack of learning and development opportunities

68% of employees have changed jobs because of a lack of learning and development opportunities 9 in 10 employees want their employer to offer more training courses to develop new skills 2 in 3 employees believe training is more important today than...
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Does work haunt your dreams? Always-on culture leaves majority of Brits dreaming about their job

The majority (55%) of employees have dreams about work Brits are more likely to dream about work and their colleagues (34%) than about relationships, wealth or health A fifth (21%) dream about being in a relationship with their colleague Brits are twice as...
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Mid-Life Milestone Crisis! Brits dissatisfied with the achievement of Goals, as they expect to earn up to 79% more from the age of 30

Brits expect to earn £50,000 by 41, compared to the average of £33,509 for a 40-49 year old worker 69% of Brits expect to earn £60,000 by 50, however less than a quarter of Brits actually do (24%) Over a third of...
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January jobs rush? 20% increase in jobs advertised as Britain returns to work

A record 54,000 jobs were advertised on totaljobs in the first week of 2018. 20% more than the same week last year. Education (+61%), Travel, Leisure & Tourism (+53%) and Customer Services (+42%) were among the fastest growing sectors Skills shortages, improving...
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Missing the boat? A third of British workers don’t understand their annual leave policy

Millions of UK workers failing to maximise their annual leave allocation The average UK worker is entitled to 23 days annual leave each year 52% of the under-45’s don’t fully grasp their holiday policy Workers who struggle to take their leave also...
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Annual review? Two-thirds of UK workers went without a promotion or pay-rise in 2017

Millions of workers ending year feeling ‘unsupported’ by their manager Half of workers looking for new roles during working hours Only 1 in 8 workers ‘fully engaged’ in their role 54% admit obsessive clock-watching TUESDAY 19TH DECEMBER 2017 – LONDON, UK – Millions of...
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Female workers frustrated by work ‘stress codes’

The average female worker spends five months of her life thinking about what to wear to work On a typical work day, women will spend 14 minutes thinking and talking about their attire – equivalent to two and a half days...
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