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Noisy offices affect wellbeing for four in 10 staff

Noisy offices affect wellbeing for four in 10 staff

Remark Group receive coverage in Personnel Today with Noise and Wellbeing at Work Survey, 2019.

Almost half (44%) of office workers say that noisy working conditions have a negative effect on their wellbeing, significantly affecting productivity and stress levels.

Forty per cent of the 1,000 office workers polled admitted noise at work made them feel stressed, while 65% said it affected their ability to complete work in an accurate and timely manner.

More than half (52%) said they were interrupted by noise distractions more than five times a day and a further 17% claimed they were distracted more than 10 times a day.

The Noise and Wellbeing at Work 2019 survey, carried out by sound masking system supplier the Remark Group, also found 64% often felt they lacked privacy at work.


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