The great e-mail headache

7 March 2008

According to this BBC story, two million e-mails are sent every second in the UK alone. This incredible exchange of information means many of us are confined to sorting through our inbox for up to half the working day.

And it's not without its drawbacks. A study has revealed around a third of workers suffer from “e-mail stress”, while a FTSE 100 firm says battling with pointless e-mails costs it £39 million a year.

We were wondering if SM readers suffer from the great e-mail headache? And if so, what do you do to remedy it?

LATEST
JOBS
Council House, Manor Square, Solihull B91 3QB
Up to £75K
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Barrow-In-Furness and Frimley
£Competitive and Dependent on Experience
BAE Systems
SEARCH JOBS
CIPS Knowledge
Find out more with CIPS Knowledge:
  • best practice insights
  • guidance
  • tools and templates
GO TO CIPS KNOWLEDGE