Diamond Interiors assesses how laws affecting work-life balance compare across the world

Every week, most UK workers count down the days until the weekend and a couple of days of glorious time off, and that counting down may get even shorter for many due to a four-day work week trial launching this year in the UK.

Lagging slightly behind, the UK is following the likes of Spain, New Zealand, Iceland, Japan, Ireland and Scotland in trialling a four-day work week. Finland’s Prime Minister even called for one in 2019. Many politicians and sceptics have scoffed at the idea, but trials have proven successful seeing workers reduce their work hours with more time fo...

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