David Saul, managing director at Business Environment, looks at the latest developments in the plight for better treatment for UK interns.
Ever sat at your desk during office hours, fantasising about standing up, walking out the door while telling your boss you’re going home? From this summer on you will at least be able to ask your boss to let you leave during normal working hours.
Some people thrive in high-pressure environments, but the line between improved productivity and a stress-induced burnout is fine. With as many as one in five overworked employees taking time off due to stress, British companies could be losing billions in direct costs.