Make this your ‘Go Home on Time Day’

Today (23 September 2015) is ‘Go Home on Time Day’, a campaign set up by the Working Families charity to raise awareness for the need for a better work-life balance for everyone.

Here in the UK we work some of the longest hours in Europe. Studies have shown that long hours are linked with stress, heart disease and mental-health issues, and that long working hours do not equate to increased productivity. Stress accounts for one of the most common causes of long and short-term sickness absence and long hours are often cited in stress related claims against employers.

But what about the employee who won’t go home on time?

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Andrew Chamberlain

Partner - Head of Employment & Chair of the SDE

I am a Partner, the National Head of the Employment Team and the Chair of the Service Delivery Executive (SDE), which is focused on building better solutions for clients.