Long-hours working on the rise again in UK – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2007 in news, statistics, working time by sally

“A culture of working long hours is on the rise once more in the UK after a decade of gradual decline, according to figures today. More than one in eight of the British workforce now work more than 48 hours a week, the maximum allowed under the law unless workers agree to waive that limit.”

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The Guardian, 28th November 2007

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Half of law students expect 50-hour working week – Legal Week

Posted May 3rd, 2007 in legal profession, working time by sally

“Almost half of all law students expect to work more than 50 hours a week after qualifying into the profession, according to new research, with just 1% of prospective lawyers targeting a career in-house.” 

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Legal Week, 3rd May 2007

Source: www.legalweek.com