Checking emails out of school could damage your health

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“Hello, my name is [fill name here], and I check work emails when out of the office.”

Let’s admit it, the majority of us are guilty of the above statement. Whether it’s having a sneaky look while on holiday, logging in on a Sunday afternoon or using it as an excuse to be “otherwise occupied” at a boring family event, it’s hard to switch off from work when life outside of it is happening.

And although it may seem pretty harmless (you’re just checking in, right?), teaching union EIS has warned that work emails can do serious damage to mental health. The union published new advice on accessing ...

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