Working Hours

'It's Time To Have A Four Day Week'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.10.2013 | UK

British people should have shorter working weeks so they can get better use out of their time, a group of economists have suggested in a new book. ...

The Disappearance of the Nine -Fivers

Charlie Green | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charlie Green

Businesses on different sides of the world, in different time zones, need to communicate instantly and the digitalization of business with the advancement of smartphones and tablets has meant that the working day has stretched out.

Dispelling the Myths: Flexible Working Doesn't Have to Mean Working From Home

Scott Dodds | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Tech
Scott Dodds

Once again it's a case of stressing that 'work' is not a place to go but an activity... and there is rarely a reason for employees not to be productive, which should mean greater control of time for employees and a better balance of working and personal lives.

Working 60 Hours a Week Will Ruin Your Life

Mac Attram | Posted 15.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Mac Attram

Entrepreneurs are architects. We design, and in principle, get others to do the building. If you are working more than 40 hours a week, the chances are, you are doing the design work and the building work as well as many other tasks. This is not healthy. Being constantly attached to your phone is not healthy, and it's not necessary.

Sir Michael Wilshaw and the 3pm Myth

Bansi Kara | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Bansi Kara

I do wonder whether the general perception of teachers in this country is informed largely by three main sources: Grange Hill, Teachers and Waterloo Road. It would be a real shame, when the profession has moved on from elbow patches and smoking behind the bikesheds whilst discussing a workplace romance, to see that undone by the constant barrage of generalisation about the way teachers perform.

20 Hour Working Weeks To Solve Unemployment Crisis? Come Off It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.01.2012 | UK Politics

Companies should reduce employees' hours to 20 a week, so they can take on twice the number of staff and solve the unemployment crisis. That's the su...

Britain 'Worst Place To Live In Europe'

PA | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK

PA -- The UK is the worst place to live in Europe, with people getting a "raw deal" on quality of life and high cost of living, a study has revealed. ...