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Monday December 17 2018

Liverpool placed second in disgruntled employee hotspot list




Liverpool placed second in disgruntled employee hotspot list

Liverpool's business leaders are being urged to take urgent action to improve staff wellbeing after the city was placed second in a list of geographic areas across the UK where workers are more likely to hate their jobs.

Lindsey Knowles, employment law solicitor at Kirwans law firm, said the CV-Library research, which revealed that 51.6% of Liverpool employees dislike their current job and saw the city ranked second only to Sheffield, meant employers in Liverpool are particularly vulnerable to employment tribunals and claims.

The survey, which involved more than 1,000 UK workers, also found that across the UK almost two thirds of unhappy workers consider resigning on a daily basis, with a feeling of being undervalued, poor company culture and boredom in their current role cited as being the main root causes.

Lindsey said: “The fact that one in two people in Liverpool are likely to hate their jobs means employers here are more likely to experience low performance and morale and high staff turnover among their workforce.

“They are also potentially more at risk of employees taking legal action against them for claims including discrimination, workplace stress and bullying.

“It’s important for employers to take studies such as these seriously, as they highlight the high levels of disgruntlement among staff that many firms may overlook as inevitable.

“The fact is that this doesn’t have to be the case, and by engaging with staff members and really listening to what they’re saying, employers may well be able to head off potential problems before they begin.”

The findings back up research published earlier this year by employee benefits provider Personal Group, which showed that 56% of all people surveyed are not happy in the workplace.

The study - part of Personal Group’s Hapi survey - found that half of all UK employees could recall something happening in the previous month that had made them feel less positive about their working lives.

It also revealed that 54% of frontline employees were rarely or almost never keen to get to work in the morning and that the number of senior managers and department heads who reported never or rarely working as efficiently as possible had risen from 16% in 2017 to 30% in 2018.

However, it wasn’t only employees who felt miserable at work; the research also revealed that only 17% of company owners or directors could recall something from the last month that made them feel more positive about their working life.



"The fact that one in two people in Liverpool are likely to hate their jobs means employers are potentially more at risk of employees taking legal action against them."
Lindsey Knowles








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