“National go home on time day” might not sound like a legitimate holiday, but in today’s hardworking culture, it could be a necessary one.
Burnout is now a recognised medical condition and according to a recent study of 2,000 UK employees, one in four people feel that overworking prevents them from improving their mental wellbeing.
Additionally, 36 per cent said they’re unable to improve their physical fitness because of their working hours.
On Friday 21 June, people around the UK will be encouraged to stick to their contracted hours and leave work on time.
Read on for everything you need to know about National go home on time day, from who invented it to why we need it.