Long working hours culture in UK

Britain’s culture of long working hours is definitely alive and well – although I wouldn’t call is ‘slave labour’. This perennial article points out how much unpaid overtime we do and how it can seriously damage our well-being. As ever some of the most insightful points are made by readers giving their point of view at the end. Whatever your perspective, leaving the office before your peers takes guts.

> From BBC News

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog and HealthiestBlog.com. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 7 January 2005

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