Brits most stressed workers in world


Workplace stress has reached a four-year high with British workers being the most stressed compared to colleagues in some of the world's biggest economies, a new report has found.

A four-year study of 60,000 workers in six countries showed that the UK's stress level has risen by 10% since 2008, making it the highest out of the countries surveyed. According to the Kenexa High Performance Institute, the UK's stress level (35%) is higher than Brazil (34%), Germany (33%), the United States (32%) and double that of China and India (both 17%). The Stress: What's the Impact for Organisations? study - outlines the prevalence of stress, its physical and psychological consequences, who is at risk and what leaders and HR practitioners can do to reduce stress levels. It...

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