Did you know that 11.7 million working days are lost a year due to work related stress, depression or anxiety? And that stress accounts for almost two fifths* of all work related ill health cases?
Stress is a serious workplace issue, and it’s impacting businesses up and down the country every day.
We know it’s prevalent and we know it impacts employees, but what might not be so clear is what causes it and the knock-on effects.
To shed some light on a sensitive subject, we quizzed the working nation on what stresses them out, whether or not they feel comfortable talking about it, and if they’ve ever left a job as a result.
*According to the HSE’s 2015/16 statistics.
Infographic statistics: 3gem questioned a nationally representative sample of 2,000 working adults aged 18 and over between 11th and 14th July 2017.
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