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31st Aug 2015

The biggest workplace skive has been revealed

Is anyone surprised?


Because sometimes, your lunch break just isn’t enough.

We’ve all been there, you’ve been sitting at your desk for what feels like 19 months and you still have another three hours until 5 o’clock comes around.

What do you do to pass the time? You could always do your work… yeah right!

Apparently, 38% of workers nip off to the toilet and spend a few minutes to sitting on the throne to pass a few minutes. Not necessarily to use the toilet for the way it’s intended to be used, but more to waste up a bit of time on their phone or simply contemplating their existence.

According to a survey by Yakult to mark Gut Week 2015, 43 % of men use toilet breaks in work as a way to take a sly little 10 minutes off work.

Just 32% of women admitted to using the loo as a location to get away doing any work.

Potential employers should be wary of the younger generation too. 69% of workers surveyed aged 18-24 admitted to skiving off work by executing their right to a toilet break.

We’re shocked…