Perkbox Unboxes: Over a quarter of working Brits admit they are “married to their job”

Alexandra Sanpera · 11 Feb

Recent research commissioned by Perkbox polling 2,000 working Brits ahead of Valentine’s day, has found that over a quarter of them are ‘married to their job’.

Here's what we found! For a more information and a breakdown of the findings click here.

Which of the following work-related things do you do out of hours/outside your contracted hours when at home?

Which of the following work-related things do you do out of hours/outside your contracted hours when at home?

Why do you work the extra hours you do? Tick all that apply

Has any of the following ever contacted you outside of your contracted hours?

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? 'I spend and/or it feels like I spend more time instant messaging my colleagues and bosses than my own friends’

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘I feel like I’m always at work – even when I’m at home’

Which of the following have happened to you as a result of your working habit? Tick all that apply

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement? ‘I am kept up at night thinking about work’

Has working outside your contracted hours negatively affected any of the following? Tick the ones that apply

Have you ever left a job because you did too much work outside your contracted hours?

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