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Simon Rose

UK small business workers are losing 5.5 hours' office time a week because of minor irritations.

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UK small business workers are losing 5.5 hours' office time a week because of minor irritations.
It's a common scene in offices across the country; a computer that refuses to connect to the internet in one corner, an annoying colleague wittering on about their weekend plans in another and an air conditioning system that blasts icy cold air in the middle of winter. Workplace annoyances might seem insignificant in isolation, but new research released by Samsung Electronics reveals that UK small business workers are losing 5.5 hours' office time a week because of minor irritations. To find out more about this Greg Watt spoke to Sir Cary Cooper Professor of Organisational Psychology and Health at the Manchester Business School and started by asking him what the biggest office pet peeves are.

Guest: Cary Cooper