Trialling the 4-day working week

Christine Caffrey discusses the 4-day working week with SME Today

70 businesses in the UK have joined a six-month trial of a 4-day working week, for no loss of pay. Heralded as a possible solution to ‘the Great Resignation’, the scheme aims to improve the wellbeing of employees, whilst maintaining the same level of productivity for their organisations.

In this article for SME Today, employment law specialist Christine Caffrey looks at some of the issues such a significant change in work practices raises for employers, employees and customer service.

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