Four Day Week

Articles and news on companies that have been introducing the 4-day working week arrangement to their organisations.


Four-day work week found to boost revenue

A six-month experiment of a four-day work week was found to be successful by nine in ten participating companies, boosting revenue and decreasing staff turnover for many.

Employing & managing staff

Third of companies say four-day week inevitable within 10 years

34% of businesses expect four-day week to become a reality in next ten years, but only 1 per cent plan to implement it without cutting pay


Most firms would keep 4-day week after trial period

A mid-term survey of firms trialling the four-day work week reveals that the majority believe the pilot is going well


Would you dare put your firm on a 4-day work week?

UK businesses are joining a four-day work week pilot scheme to test out conditions and productivity. Find out how to register your interest

Business management

Four-day week – how it could boost your small business

As the debate heats up again, we explore the good and bad in the 4-day working week – and chat to businesses who have trialled it themselves

Business management

What small businesses think of the four-day working week

Labour has pledged to make a four-day working week the norm within ten years. We asked small business owners what they think of the idea.

Productivity Zone

Is a four day working week really a boon for productivity and staff wellbeing?

A UK PR company claims to be among the first businesses to implement a four day working week without cutting staff pay. But is this really the wave of the future for small businesses?


UK workers crying out for a four-day working week

UK workers crying out for a four-day working week as a third admit they are unproductive for two hours every day.


Workers would choose three-day weekend

The majority of UK employees would be prepared to lose a day's pay to enjoy a three-day weekend, research finds.

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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What is professional indemnity insurance?

Professional indemnity insurance provides cover if somebody sues your business and they allege that your advice caused financial loss or damaged their brand. It’s not just for accountants and lawyers but for anyone offering a personal service, even web designers

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Benefits of switching to the right business bank account

We've teamed up with the Current Account Switch Service to explain the benefits of switching your business bank account.

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Business Companion: a reliable voice in the misinformation age

Business Companion is a one-stop-shop for accurate and up-to-date legal guidance, whatever sector you’re in — and it’s all completely free