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UK workers spend less than 40% of the week doing their actual job

A new survey of British workers has revealed some of the problems that underpin the UK's chronic productivity problem — namely, too many emails and meeting. The UK State of Work report, by productivity specialists Workfront, found that workers spend less than 40% of the day actually doing their primary duties, due to a culture of excessive meetings and emails. The UK lags behind many other European countries in terms of productivity, and boosting it is seen as a central means of improving a stagnant economy.
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