Bored at work

UK workers put boredom as prime motivator for jumping ship - Recent research reveals more than a third of the UK workforce is disgruntled and unhappy in their jobs. The survey, commissioned by online recruiter Jobsite, reveals that 37% of workers do not enjoy their time at work and almost half would be interested in working in a different industry (Mike Berry, Personnel Today).

Gate Gourmet strikes peace deal - Hundreds of workers at caterer Gate Gourmet have voted to accept a deal to end the long-running industrial dispute at Heathrow Airport (BBC News).

7m days unpaid overtime worked in local government - Local government employees worked the equivalent of 7 million days overtime last year for no pay or time off in lieu, UNISON has calculated. The survey of almost 4,000 UNISON members working in local government conducted by MORI, found that 33% say they work unpaid overtime each week – an average of 4.6 hours (UNISON).

NHS could save millions by tackling workplace bullying - Cutting the level of bullying and harassment in the NHS by just 1% would save the health service £9m annually, according to internal health service estimates due to be published next month (Personnel Today).

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