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Where to get the best (and worst) night’s sleep in the UK

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One in four Brits will snap at someone at work today because of a poor night’s sleep, a new study reveals. Tired Brits are making mistakes at work, being rude to colleagues or finding themselves saying inappropriate things to those in the office due to sleep deprivation. Every day, more than a quarter have an [...]


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Britain’s most common lunches

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The humble cheese sandwich is the most popular workday lunch in Britain, new research reveals. A study into the lunchtime eating habits of 2,000 office workers found three in ten tuck into EXACTLY the same thing for lunch each work day. The results showed 32 per cent eat an identical lunch every day and have [...]


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Press Release – It takes eight years and four months to become ‘part of the furniture’ at work

It takes the average employee eight years and four months before they’re seen as ‘part of the furniture’ at their place of work, it has emerged. A study carried out among 2,000 employees found that only with almost a decade of job loyalty would you be considered a dependable presence within a company. A massive [...]


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Raven Master and Swan Marker – some of Britain’s most unusual jobs

Experts have revealed a list of the most unusual jobs in Britain – with raven master, swan marker and tea tester all making the top ten. The bizarre roles, many of which have existed for hundreds of years, emerged following research into the weird and wonderful nature of modern employment in Britain. Other odd jobs [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Crashing computers and phone calls at 4.59pm – biggest office bugbears

Being copied in to emails that don’t concern you and the phone ringing at one minute to five have been named as the biggest office bugbears, a study has revealed. Researchers revealed other common complaints of the nation’s work force include the air con making the office too cold, colleagues speaking loudly on the phone and [...]


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Meet Paul – the £26k earning, Man Utd supporting average Builder

The average builder earns £26,000, supports Manchester United – and is called Paul, it has been revealed. A study of 500 builders sought to profile the daily lives of Britain’s handiest men, with results showing they are most likely to have been married for ten years and drive 13,624 miles a year. They have at [...]


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One in three mums forced back into work – because partner’s income isn’t enough

One in three mums has been forced back into work – because their partner’s income simply doesn’t stretch far enough, a study has revealed. The research found that one in three has even had to cover up money worries from friends and family to avoid awkward or probing questions. A further one in five confess [...]


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One in six have a ‘second job’ to make ends meet

One in six Brits has a second job to make ends meet, new research has shown. A study, of 2,000 adults revealed the incredible extent to which many people are struggling to keep their heads above water. It found one in six workers – or around six million people – have taken on a second [...]


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Half have an ‘uneven’ work-life balance

One in two adults feels they have an uneven work-life balance, new research has shown. A study into the health and happiness of 2,000 men and women revealed four in ten were unable to describe themselves as happy, as working long hours, eating a poor diet and lack of sleep take a toll on their [...]


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One in five have missed job or grad scheme because of qualifications

One in six adults admit they are ‘embarrassed’ by their lack of education, research has revealed. A detailed report found 54% regret not working harder at school, and worry they will not reach the career highs they may well have done had they put in more effort. It also emerged that 47% have taken action [...]


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