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Post-COVID | The argument for ditching the 8-hour work day for good

The argument for ditching the 8-hour work day for good

The dramatic shift to the way in which professionals work over the past 12 months is a testament to the agility and flexibility of the modern business world. Companies have overcome challenges presented by the pandemic, financial volatility and swiftly shifting customer habits.

Some of these changes, such as the move to remote working, were brought about only by pure necessity, despite years of data evidencing just how effective such a policy could be to both worker wellbeing and productivity. Yet for whatever reason, be it logistics or simply a hesitancy to go against decades-old habits, it took a global pandemic to finally push the last stalwarts of a traditional office presence to reconsider.

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