The world’s largest trial of a four-day week has presented positive results so far: A number of companies involved have already reported an increase in productivity and an improvement to employees’ mental health.

We found that 40% of Brits believe that working traditional hours in an office would hinder performance, suggesting a shift to a reduced working week would maximise productivity for firms.

Although it might be difficult to implement across all businesses, Chris Biggs, partner at Theta Global Advisors LLP, believes the pilot has highlighted the importance of a reasonable work-life balance to employers.

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You can read the full article here: BBP Media – Early reports positive from biggest four-day work week trial