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Wellbeing | Four-day week trial reports huge productivity boost

Four-day week trial reports huge productivity boost

The founder of a firm that has switched to a four-day week claims that productivity has shot up by a staggering 20% whilst also improving staff wellbeing.

The Guardian reports that Perpetual Guardian (no link between the firms, despite the name similarities) switched its staff to a four-day week last November and did not cut pay.

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Comments (1)

  • Lorna Davidson - Red
    Lorna Davidson - Red
    Tue, 26 Feb 2019 12:17pm GMT
    I think a four day working week is a great idea, anything that can help improve work/life balance should always be looked into. If I can keep productivity without making my workforce have to commute for even one less day a week then why wouldn’t I?