Great Britain: positive results for the four-day working week

More than 90% of UK companies that took part in the four-day working week trial have decided to continue with the new working pattern. The results of the six-month large-scale test indicate a reduction in burnouts and sickness absences as well as an increase in business revenues.

Through Nathalie Tran. Published on 22 February 2023 Ă  13h24 - Update on 22 February 2023 Ă  13h59

Brainchild of the 4 Day Week Global not-for-profit lobbying group that has driven other similar projects in several other countries, the UK trial ran from June 2022 to December 2022 and saw 61 companies across a wide range of business profiles (consulting, online commerce, financial services, animation studio, catering, marketing, health, etc.) taking part. The 2,900 employees involved had their working week reduced to four days ( 34 hours per week on average instead of more than 40 hours sometimes) without loss of salary.…

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