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Simple Sabotage: Manual reveals tips to be 'unproductive'

In Tonight - Britain: Shirkers or Workers, the programme explores what Britain has to do to boost its productivity. But what if you wanted to do the opposite? What if you wanted to be ‘unproductive’ at work?

Economics Editor Richard Edgar takes a look at some of the tips published by the CIA's predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services, in its "Simple Sabotage Field Manual".

  • Tonight - Britain: Shirkers or Workers? will be broadcast at 7.30pm on ITV

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Poll: Could you get all your work done in six hours?

In Sweden just 1% of the country's employees work more than a 50 hour week and they are currently 15% more productive than us Brits. So what's their secret?

Well perhaps their experimentation with the six hour day is one reason. In Gothenburg it's being trialled at a Hospital and Care Home and it's already been in full swing at a Toyota Garage.

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Watch ITV's Tonight programme Britain: Shirkers or Workers? Tonight on Thursday at 7.30pm to find out more.

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