Growing work stress across UAE companies

Growing work stress across UAE companies

Stress in the workplace is becoming an increasing issue for UAE companies, according to a new survey by MEED.

Of the 98 respondents polled, 68 per cent said their workforce is under stress because of workload, pressure on having a healthy work-life balance, as well as concerns about job security.

Majority of companies that participated in the survey said initiatives are in place to promote a healthy lifestyle among employees.

Some of the top ill-effects caused by stress cited by the survey respondents were anxiety as well as neck and back issues.

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