Tags: Overtime

Latest figures show one in five UK employees receive overtime pay

Nearly one in five employees receive overtime payments at work boosting their annual income, new analysis* conducted for specialist mortgage lender Kensington shows. Its analysis of Government data shows 17.7 percent of UK workers – the equivalent of 5.49 million people – receive overtime payments which could be worth up to £3,000 a year for…

UK employees working record amounts of unpaid overtime

Employees across the UK worked a record amount of unpaid overtime last year, with over 5.4 million workers putting in around £640m worth of unpaid hours every week, according to figures published today (Friday) by the TUC to mark its annual Work Your Proper Hours Day. The TUC’s analysis of official figures shows that the…

Women in public sector working more unpaid overtime

The number of staff doing unpaid overtime has gone up in the public sector over the last decade, but has held steady in the private sector, according to a new analysis of official figures published today (Sunday) by the TUC. The analysis is published ahead of Work Your Proper Hours Day on Friday (28 February)…

A third of us will be at work this Christmas

When asked where you’d like to spend this Christmas, ‘at the office’ isn’t likely to be high on your list, but 33% people will be at their workplace over the winter holidays, according to an online survey by reed.co.uk. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, where consumers expect top-notch service on demand, there’s a rising pressure…

Employers around world regularly violate overtime rules

A new global survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated and conducted by Harris Interactive reveals that a majority of hourly workers around the world believe their employer has violated laws or rules governing overtime in their region. The survey also looked at the frequency of overtime around the world and employee perceptions…

Business decline hits health of UK managers

The current state of UK workplaces and the dominance of negative management styles is having a serious impact on managers’ job satisfaction, wellbeing and working relationships, according to a new report comparing the mental and physical health of managers in 2012 with those in 2007. The Chartered Management Institute/Simplyhealth report, The Quality of Working Life…