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After testing four-day week, companies say they don’t want to stop

By Vanessa Fuhrmans

21 Feb 2023 · 3 min read

Desperate to try out a four-day workweek? Start by showing this article to your boss. The WSJ reports on a four-day pilot in the UK which was so successful that most firms say they won't go back.

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Want to try a four-day workweek? Put this on the boss’s desk.

A large majority of U.K. companies participating in a test of a four-day workweek said they would stick with it after logging sharp drops in worker turnover and absenteeism while largely maintaining productivity during the six-month study.

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