“Monday to Friday, nine to five – like hamsters on a wheel, we’ve been stuck in this rut for as long as we can remember, amirite?

Well, fear no more fellow hamsters because that could all be about to change.

People are increasingly starting to question whether a five-day working week is a good deal for employees and employers alike.

In fact, a company in New Zealand recently pledged to allow all of its staff to work four-day weeks. 

The company, Prospect Guardian, ran a trial earlier this year which reportedly found workers were less stressed and had a better work-life balance when they had an extra day off  in the week, but were paid for five days. This, in turn, apparently meant they were more productive on the days that they were in the office…”

Read More: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/article/fc8830f5-2e31-445c-a9c0-b1caf06761a3