4-day working week becomes closer to reality as UK political party publicly backs idea

4-day working week becomes closer to reality as UK political party publicly backs idea

The four-day working week has many champions, but even more detractors who are quick to shoot down the idea.

Now, The Green Party of England and Wales can be added to the smaller pool of high-profile supporters of the four-day working week.

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Comments (1)

  • Isabelle Labonte
    Isabelle Labonte
    Sat, 8 Apr 2017 11:10am BST
    I think a 4 day week would make great inroads in attempts to support employees' management of their work life balance. As the report says; more and more of us are cramming in more hours in our working day, very often continuing to check in from home too! Having an extra day to rest and recharge at the weekend could help to minimise work related stress and the risk of burning out! I also think this could help our part-time colleagues as many still feel that they are perceived as less productive or important as they work fewer hours.

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