Average lunch break '33 minutes'

Workers are taking just 33 minutes for their lunch break, with many believing they are more productive if they skip a meal during the day, according to a study.

Loading Comments
Share
Print

A survey of 1,000 workers revealed that almost half said they could concentrate better if they have no lunch.

A similar number of those questioned by Pizza Express said their employers do not encourage them to take a full hour for lunch.

Rebecca Farrer of Pizza Express said: "It's easy to feel like you can't escape for lunch on a busy day, but taking time out allows you to push the reset button so you can tackle the afternoon head-on."

The average lunch break lasted from 12.41pm to 1.14pm, the research found.

Food and drink

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

157227

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Sussed in the City

What have you done to your face Renee Zellweger

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

The sight of wee dolphins choking to death on discarded supermarket bags helped me and I now use reusable shoppers

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat’s Eyes on Glasgow

Cat Cubie’s job is to find and share with you the fabulous things the city has to offer, from gigs to gastro.