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The cost of hangovers to the UK economy
Aveek Bhattacharya – Policy Analyst
This episode leads with a new IAS report exposing the extent of the ‘financial headache’ that being hungover at work causes the UK economy. Based on on survey findings, an estimated 75,000 to 89,000 workers are hungover or intoxicated on any given work day.
Policy Analyst Aveek Bhattacharya explains what the research shows; how much of a concern it is, and why, and; how much damage being hungover in the workplace does to the UK economy.