Stress has also become the most common cause of long-term sickness absence for both manual and non-manual employees according to a CIPD/Simplyhealth Absence Management survey 2011.
If you are feeling the strain and work in banking the Bank Workers Charity (BWC) can help.
BWC’s online tool Beating Stress Interactive can help you get to grips with stress. This is just a taster; the full test is on BWC’s website. Once you complete it you will get a personalised action plan as well as useful hints and tips on dealing with stress