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One in three Britons working while unwell during lockdown due to redundancy fears, research shows; 'Lockdown is making it worse and employees feel like they can't switch off,' says survey organiser

Jun 01, 2020 - The Independent UK

Britons are feeling pressured to work while unwell during the UK lockdown, new research suggests.

According to a survey of 2,000 people by financial services firm Canada Life, one in three have continued to work in lockdown despite being unwell.

Additionally, almost half of those surveyed said they felt pressured to work through sickness due to fears of being made redundant.

One in four also admitted to feeling the need to prove they have been working every day and the same num...