Wellbeing takes a tumble in Brexit Britain

Family life and finance are dragging us down.

by Andrew Saunders

Wellness is the workplace buzzword of the moment, with everyone from Google, Facebook and their myriad high tech acolytes to the property business getting in on the act: new office building now feature everything from sleep pods, standing desks and ping pong tables to indoor gardens and even roof top running tracks.

All in a bid to put a spring in workers’ footsteps when they are at their daily labours – or make the office so appealing that they never want to leave, depending on your point of view.

But all the wellness pizzazz of free Fitbits and sleep trackers doesn’t seem to be helping Brits to feel much better out there ‘in the field’, as the academics say. In fact if anything rather the opposite.

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