Time for a four-day working week? Here's what South Tyneside shoppers said

A trial of the four-day working week has been launched in the UK.

By Graham Murray
Tuesday, 18th January 2022, 2:17 pm

About 30 companies are taking part in the six-month pilot.

It’s being run by the 4 Day Week campaign, think tank Autonomy and researchers at Cambridge University, Oxford University, and Boston College.

Changes in work practices have already come about in recent years with increased working from home.

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We asked shoppers if they thought it was time for the UK to adopt a four-day working week

The scheme will test whether a longer weekend makes workers more productive.

We asked King Street shoppers what they thought about the idea of making the switch.