Six in 10 staff ‘anxious and apprehensive’ as a result of big workloads


Hundreds of thousands of British staff consider the stress of their
job has had a destructive impact on their psychological well being, a survey suggests.

A ballot of two,000 staff revealed six in 10 really feel drained,
anxious and apprehensive due to big workloads and lengthy hours.

Disagreeable colleagues or shoppers, a troublesome commute and the
feeling of getting to hurry work via had been additionally cited as frequent work-related

Virtually seven in 10 wrestle to change off on the finish of
the working day and discover this impacts their total temper and happiness.

Though 59% of these struggling say their boss is knowing
and 63% really feel effectively supported by colleagues, family and friends, 61% really feel their
office might do extra to help these with psychological well being points.

Simply 4 in 10 consider their workplace has a psychological
well being coverage in place, or individuals certified to assist these with work associated

Geoffrey Dennis, chief govt of SPANA, an animal
charity, stated stress and ill-health within the working world is a really actual factor,
as increasingly more adults really feel they must ship work at pace and underneath

“There doesn’t appear to be such a factor as a nine-to-five
job, as staff are always taking work house with them, or staying on within the
workplace in any respect hours to attempt to get all the pieces performed,” he added.

The examine additionally discovered 4 in 10 adults have taken a day
off work as a result of stress.


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