A fifth of our wages now spent at work – in commuting, lunches and expenses

The average worker now spends almost one fifth of their wages on commuting, lunches and office whip-rounds, a study has revealed. Researchers found fuel, train fares, lunches, caffeine and contributions to colleagues’ birthdays and leaving gifts mean workers will plough more than 17% of their monthly wages back into their job. Work clothes, sponsorship for…

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Working commute

A fifth of Brits work on their daily commute, new research has shown. Instead of catching forty winks or chatting with fellow passengers many commuters are now checking emails, updating spread sheets or writing to-do lists for the day ahead. Indeed, a third of people in the study claim they need to be ‘firing on…

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Well Trained

One in five Brits now work on their daily commute, new research revealed yesterday. A study found millions of us are so swamped by work we check emails, make calls, update spread sheets or write to-do lists on the train or bus to the office. One in three said they work on the train to get…

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