Dana Denis-Smith considers whether a four-day week could work in the legal sector

This summer, more than 3,300 workers at 70 UK companies began working a four-day week with no loss of pay. The pilot, which is running for six months, is the world’s biggest trial of the new working pattern.

Organised by Four Day Week Global, in partnership with the thinktank Autonomy, the Four Day Week Campaign, and researchers at Cambridge University, Oxford University and Boston College, the trial is based on the 100:80:100 model – 100 per cent of pay for 80per cent of the time, in exchange for a commitment to maintain 100per cent productivity.

Researchers are working with each participating organisation to measure the impact on productivity in the business and the...

Dana Denis-Smith
Trustee / CEO
Spark21

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