Two-hour daily commute 'on rise among UK workers'

Two-hour daily commute 'on rise among UK workers'
 

Commuting for two hours is a daily reality for millions of UK workers, says data that suggests Britons are willing to travel further and longer.
Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show 3.7 million workers travel for two hours or longer every weekday.
Frances O'Grady of the Trades Union Congress, which published the figures, called on employers to do more to prevent "excessive" journeys.
The average daily commute lasted 57.1 minutes in 2015, the ONS data showed.
Ms O'Grady blamed stagnant wages for bulging commuting times, paired with high house prices and rental costs.... read more

 
18 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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