Four days' work for five days' pay: does it work?
Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
It has been billed as the biggest overhaul of the working week since the carmaker Henry Ford introduced the five day week in his factories almost a century ago. A number of UK companies have signed up to trial a four-day week, with no loss in pay for employees. In the last of this four-part series about the trial, host Isabel Berwick speaks to the FT’s Emma Jacobs who tracked four companies taking part. Will they stick to the new shorter working hours or go back to a five-day week?
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