'Nearly 20% of workers plan move'

Almost one in five workers plan to leave their jobs this year, a new survey has shown.

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Almost one in five workers plan to leave their jobs this year, a survey of 1,000 adults has shown

Almost one in five workers plan to leave their jobs this year, a new survey has shown.

A poll of 1,000 adults by the Institute of Leadership & Management also revealed that a third were unsure about whether they will stay in their current role. Of those who are leaving, most would like a similar or a different job at a new company, while one in 10 would like to start their own business.

Almost one fifth of employees aiming to leave their job said they were moving on because they did not f eel valued by their current organisation.

Charles Elvin, chief executive of the Institute of Leadership & Management, said: "The New Year is always a popular time for workers to look ahead and think about how they can progress. Our findings show that UK employees are beginning to reassess the job market and look into a range of new opportunities, from starting a new job to developing a new business.

"The survey illustrates just how crucial it is that workers feel valued in the workplace. As many workers like to make a change at this time of year, it is important that organisations adapt to this phase by offering the chance to learn new skills and opportunities to progress wherever possible."