What Causes Stress at Work? February 26th, 2013
Two pieces of research combined have helped to give an idea of stress levels – and their causes – among UK office workers.
The first piece of research was a survey of 2,000 office workers across the UK asking how stressed they were and what were the causes.
The second piece of research involved a 200-strong secret army of stress volunteers who took part in a ‘stress thermometer’ test. It measured their body temperature – which is a tried and tested way of gauging a level of stress within people – and were asked about their stress levels via a questionnaire, all throughout a five day period.
The research was conducted by small business supplies company Viking, and the results are illustrated below: