un-filed paperwork
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Employers works two billion hours of unpaid overtime

The TUC has calculated that employers worked nearly two billion hours of unpaid overtime.

The union found that 5.3 million workers put in an average of 7.2 hours of unpaid overtime per week last year, which is calculated at about £5,300 a year per person.

Speaking to Radio 5 live's Wake Up To Money, Nicola Smith, who is the head of economics at the TUC, warned of the risks of working later than usual.

To hear other 5 live interviews, please visit the best bits page.

Wake Up To Money broadcasts weekdays 0530 to 0600 on Radio 5 live.