Since the coronavirus pandemic erupted last year many people have been working from home, meaning it's hard to escape those emails.
Trade union Prospect is now warning that the mental health of workers is "being compromised".
Russell-Cooke partner Kizzy Augustin comments in The Sun that, if remote and hybrid working becomes part of the new normal, legislation and guidance should be updated to remain relevant to preserve the health, safety and welfare of employees.
STRESS TEST | How your boss could be BANNED from emailing you out of hours is available to read on the Sun website.
Kizzy is a partner in the fraud and criminal litigation team, specialising in health and safety.
She has significant experience in defending companies, senior directors and employees in corporate manslaughter and serious fire / health and safety prosecutions. Kizzy has a particular interest in the law relating to directors' health and safety duties and health and safety issues within the construction, care homes, environmental, manufacturing, fire, rail and retail industries. She has represented those alleged to have breached health and safety legislation in interviews under caution and in court, if proceedings are ultimately brought against them.