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Businesses trial a four-day working week for thousands of employees

Graham Watson

7th June 2022

Is the four-day week the future? Not for teachers, I suspect but the biggest ever trial of the four-day week is being launched in the UK.

Researchers are keen to see how it impacts productivity.

Of course, Keynes thought that by now productivity would be such that we'd have a five day weekend and two day working week: he explored the idea in his essay "Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren"

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to tutor2u, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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