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The British might be known across the world for their reserve, but it seems they aren’t so tight-lipped in the office, according to new global survey by flexible workspace provider Regus.

The research, which included 3600 respondents in the UK, reveals that Brits are more likely than their European counterparts to divulge details of their private lives to work colleagues, but the topic of personal finances is strictly off-limits.

84% say they love to broadcast their holiday plans far and wide, in comparison to three quarters of French office workers. In China, diet and exercise tips appear to dominate office conversation (66%).

Over half of all UK respondents report that they are willing to talk about their partner, compared to just 38% of Americans and a quarter of French and Germans. 58% regularly chat about their children. ...

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