top of page

200,000 working hours lost each year due to sleep deprivation

Business in the Community in partnership with Public Health England (PHE) have produced the first ever sleep and recovery toolkit. The toolkit offers insight and advice to help employers understand and reduce the risk of sleep deprivation and boost productivity in the workplace.

In attempting to address the increasingly damaging sleep-loss epidemic affecting the nation, their key facts are:

  • The annual cost of sleep loss to the UK is £30 billion

  • 200,000 working days lost in the UK each year due to insufficient sleep

  • 1 in 3 people in the UK are affected by insomnia

bottom of page