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Has coronavirus legitimised the four-day work week?

The workplace has been through perhaps the biggest change as a result of the coronavirus pandemic since industrial revolutionary Henry Ford introduced the 40-hour and five-day working week – a move that definitively proved that workers with more free time are more productive and efficient.

Of course, much research has been conducted in the decades since that has proven just how far such a concept can be pushed. In fact, whilst Ford was on the right track, innumerable studies, such as one carried out last year by Henley Business School, show just how beneficial drastically revolutionising the working week could be to those willing to defy convention.

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