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UK workers suffer most stress

Workplace stress is at a four-year high, according to a report by management group Kenexa High Performance Institute. The UK has the highest stress, notes the four-year study of 60,000 workers in six countries: the UK, the US, Germany, China, Brazil and India. Some 35 per cent of UK employees are experiencing unreasonable levels of stress at work and the UK’s stress level has risen by 10 per cent since 2008, says the study: Stress: What’s the Impact for Organizations? There has been a marked...

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