Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'

Work less, get more: New Zealand firm's four-day week an 'unmitigated success'
 

The New Zealand company behind a landmark trial of a four-day working week has concluded it an unmitigated success, with 78% of employees feeling they were able to successfully manage their work-life balance, an increase of 24%.
Two-hundred-and-forty staff at Perpetual Guardian, a company which manages trusts, wills and estate planning, trialled a four-day working week over March and April, working four, eight-hour days but getting paid for five.
Academics studied the trial before, during and after its implementation, collecting qualitative and quantitative data.
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19 July 2018 in World News, Views: 65
Source: Guardian
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