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Are we seeing the death of the lunch break?

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Are we seeing the death of the lunch break?

The lunch break is the traditional time for employees to unwind. Employees are encouraged to spend some time away from their desks to eat, socialise with colleagues or sneak in a little wellbeing practice to refresh themselves, ready for the afternoon ahead.

However, it seems that many workers just aren’t feeling the benefits – with 24% willing to swap breaks for higher pay, and 40% wishing they could have reduced working hours so that they could come into work late or leave early, according to research from Glassdoor.

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