Comment: A four-day week is not a luxury - it is an essential step forward

The pandemic has taught us that it is better to work smarter, not longer, and it is time to seriously consider introducing a shorter working week

4th October, 2020
Comment: A four-day week is not a luxury - it is an essential step forward
The disruption to societal and workplace norms by the Covid-19 pandemic has illustrated the potential for very different models of work to both workers and employers.

The disruption to societal and workplace norms by the Covid-19 pandemic has illustrated the potential for very different models of work to both workers and employers. One of those models is the four-day week, and if the results of a recent survey are anything to go by, there is significant public appetite, worker support and employer openness for the concept.

More than two in three respondents to the survey, which was carried out by Behaviour...

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