Stressed Whitehall staff at ‘breaking point’ over Brexit

Stressed Whitehall staff at ‘breaking point’ over Brexit
 

Rates of work-related stress, depression and anxiety among civil servants has risen drastically in the past year to the highest level for decades, amid warnings that Whitehall will reach “breaking point”.
The proportion of civil servants who say they are experiencing stress has increased by 45%, according to official data. Increasing workloads, looming deadlines, departures of senior staff and the pressures around delivering Brexit are all being blamed for the spike.
It appears to be the highest rate recorded for any industry since the Health and Safety Executive began collecting these... read more

 
18 November 2019 in Politics, Views: 75
Source: Guardian
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