in the workplace is affecting more than 65 per cent of the UK workforce and
damaging its overall productivity, according to data from a firm that runs a
hotline for employers and staff.
Consulting sampled 20,000 calls made to its helpline and found that 65 per cent
of employees complained of stress and 56 per cent said it had an adverse effect
addition more than half of all business owners and managers identified stress
as a major concern over the next 12 months.
analysed its results and found a number of factors that influenced workplace
pressures pilling up
feel trapped and unable to exert control
confused by conflicting or ambiguous demands
degrees of uncertainty about work, objectives or job prospects
and demanding schedules
Mutch, a consultant in the safety department of Croner said the risk of
workplace stress was growing and employers should be able to recognise the