More than 40 per cent of employees suffer from lack of sleep because they
are unable to switch off from work, research reveals.
The survey by totaljobs.com also shows that one in five workers believe they
underperform as a result of work-related insomnia, and 5 per cent even admit to
falling asleep at work.
One in four people find it more difficult to sleep on a Sunday night than a
weekday because of concerns over uncompleted tasks awaiting them in the office.
Returning from holiday is also considered a stressful time, with 20 per cent
of the 500 people surveyed finding it hard to sleep the night before they go
back to work.
One in 10 employees admit to coming into work the day before they are due
back from holiday or having updates sent by post or e-mail so they can catch up
before returning to the office.