Most talked-about news in November 2014

Stress at work

More than half of employees (56%) find their work very or fairly stressful, according to research by charity Mind.

The research surveyed more than 1,250 working people in Britain and found that respondents consider work to be more stressful than debt or financial problems (38%), health (29%) or relationships (20%).

“Stress can impact on work, health and home life. Mind is looking to increase awareness here.” Gareth Davies, research manager, Capita Employee Benefits (via Twitter).

“So 44% don’t [find work stressful] –  isn’t that good?” Association of Member Nominated Trustees official (via Twitter).

“56% find work stressful. What more can be done to support our friends and colleagues?” Donald Scott, client and market development leader for the Midlands, PricewaterhouseCoopers (via Twitter).