‘Grim picture’ of our working lives revealed

These shocking figures come from an independent survey commissioned by Britain’s largest union Unite, which is tracking thousands of working people’s lives 

Yorkshire workers are being forced to borrow £370 a month to make ends meet.

Further still, a worrying 54 per cent of employed people from our region, who requested extra hours at work in a bid to earn more money, were turned down.

These shocking figures come from an independent survey commissioned by Britain’s largest union Unite, which is tracking thousands of working people’s lives through the economic crisis.

via Yorkshire Evening Post

Is Technology Taking Over Our Lives?

Our working lives has been extremely affected by our reliance on digital technologies; being constantly “connected” for many  means an inability to never switch off!

Technology has transformed the way we live, work and communicate. Some leading neuroscientists are warning that over-dependence on devices like smart phones, tablets and laptops could be having a negative impact on our behaviour.

Tonight Jonathan Maitland asks: is technology taking over our lives?