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What is the four-day working week and how close is the UK to getting it?
Four-day working week

What is the four-day working week and how close is the UK to getting it?

Calls for a four-day working week to boost workers and the planet have grown louder since the Covid-19 pandemic forced greater flexibility on most.

Belgium says workers can request a four-day week – but it’s not quite what it seems
Four-day work week

Belgium says workers can request a four-day week – but it’s not quite what it seems

Campaigners say that compressing five days of work into four isn’t the solution to tackling burnout, stress and overwork.

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses
Four-day work week

Four-day work week trial sparks interest from ‘hundreds’ of businesses

Organisers hope the trial will demonstrate that a shorter working week is a win-win scenario for both employers and employees.

NHS should explore four-day work week to ease staffing crisis, says top doctor
NHS

NHS should explore four-day work week to ease staffing crisis, says top doctor

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