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Research shows that by mid-afternoon Friday the majority of workers have already clocked out in their heads.
Workers switch off for the weekend at 2.39pm on Friday. A study of 2,000 office staff found the majority mentally wind things down well before the official end of the day.
Almost half admit they take Fridays easier than any other day.
Six in ten feel entitled to ease up earlier on a Friday because they work more than their contracted hours throughout the week.
The average worker puts at least three important things on hold until Monday.
Yet more than 80 per cent said their boss still gets ‘value for money’ by employing them.
Many relaxed workers admitted to scaling down workloads to wind things up early on a Friday, pinpointing 1.32pm as the time they really start shifting into lower gear.
By 2.39pm workers have mentally started their weekends...