‘Happiness index’ puts lawyers at bottom

A new poll of the happiest workers in the UK puts lawyers second to bottom, ahead of only pharmacists. Surprisingly, however, lawyers ranked sixth — tied with butchers — for best work/life balance. The City & Guilds Happiness Index is compiled annually to track the satisfaction of the UK’s workforce. The happiest workers in the UK are beauticians, who cite their ability to meet many new people as contributing to their happiness.