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  • Writer's pictureFelicity Baker

HR Zone Magazine: Measuring the Impact of the 4 day Week

Updated: Mar 13, 2023

Having just come off the back of a few difficult years with the pandemic, it became evident that as human beings ‘time’ was our most valuable non-renewable resource and if we could find a way to give our employees some of that precious time back, it will go a long way in supporting their work/life balance, mental health and overall wellbeing.

Bob Sahota, Sales Director, Highgate It Solutions Ltd

In June this year, more than 3,300 workers at 70 UK companies began working a four-day week (4DW) with no loss of pay as part of a national pilot. Over the course of six months, researchers are measuring the impact of this new working pattern on productivity, employee satisfaction, stress and burnout. They will also examine whether introducing a 4-DW creates positive effects on the environment and gender equality in the workplace. Continue reading

Many organistions are coming to similar conclusions about how they can best support their most precious asset, their workforce.

If you are considering switching to a 4DW don't miss Dr Jo Burrell's informative article in HRZone Magazine, in which she shares why measuring the impact on your organisation and your people is key to success.

To find out more about how we can support you to evaluate the impact of trialling a 4DW, check out our Bespoke Survey page or just get in touch


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