More parents now feel under pressure check their work emails in the evening, according to a new report.
The 2020 Modern Families Index found that 44% of parents check their emails or do other work at night.
Of those, three quarters said they did not have a choice, an increase since the study was carried out last year.
And that is causing tension at home with over half of respondents saying it led to arguments with their children or partner.
The report blames technology for preventing parents from being able to “switch off” when at home.
It said that almost half of parents thought that smart phones and laptops in the home had blurred the boundaries between work and family life.
However, the study found that more people thought their