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Too scared to ask for a raise?

The researchers concluded that being exposed to natural daylight had a positive effect on the body clock, based on differences they observed in body temperature, which plays a part in regulating internal rhythms.

The researchers concluded that being exposed to natural daylight had a positive effect on the body clock, based on differences they observed in body temperature, which plays a part in regulating internal rhythms.

Published Oct 28, 2014

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London - Over half of British workers have never asked their boss for a pay rise, a survey has found.

Only 46 percent of people have ever had a conversation with their employer about increasing their pay – despite 54 percent feeling they are underpaid.

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And it seems this reluctance is mainly down to our squeamishness over talking about money.

The poll of 2 000 workers revealed that a fifth of employees dread having to talk about pay or contracts – with 21 percent admitting they are too nervous to ask for a pay review.

Another one in five even fear losing their job as a result, according to the research by employment law specialists Slater & Gordon.

Others said they felt uncomfortable talking about money, thought it would make them appear ungrateful, or worried it would damage their relationship with their boss. - Daily Mail

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