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Brits work 2 hours extra per day when the clock goes forward

BRITISH SUMMER TIME: Clocks will go forward Sunday 26 March

WITH THE clocks going forward on March 26, we are now approaching the spring season, filled with blue skies, lighter evenings and earlier mornings!

to analyse the productivity of Brits when the clocks go forward, online lighting superstore, Scotlight Direct, surveyed 1,000 people to find out how we really feel when the clocks go forward.

The survey revealed that Brits actually do an extra 2.04 hours of work, but 48% of us resent having to get up earlier as we have darker mornings in the spring/summer season.

Other statistics from the survey show 15% of parents dislike that they're children are awake for longer and 6.5% resent feel pressure to go out and do stuff in the evenings.

Speaking on the survey, Andrew Fraser from Scotlight Direct said: "It would seem that whilst many Brits love the start of BST, for obvious reasons, the time change isn't always a good thing!

Clearly there is a link between the lighter evenings and the feeling of having to work longer because of it. Sometimes a cosy evening inside with the family is what you crave after a day at the office."

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