It’s a well-used stat but we Brits work some of the longest hours of any EU country.
But staying late, out of either love for the job or just plain necessity, may harm more than just your home and social life.
A study suggests the effects of over work are akin to smoking and can even increase the risk of developing dementia later in life.
Canvass opinion around your patch and see what sort of hours the locals are doing?
And speak to hospitals and rehab centres to see what sort of patients they get with work related injuries.
Repetitive strain injury is still common place and not just among overworked office staff.