El “4 Day’s Week Campaign” (campaign of four days a week) is a trial, in which 61 UK companies participated. And according to the Cambridge University report, the employees they improved their quality of life as the sleep increase and the stress reductioneven increased their productivity.
The test was carried out between June and December 2022 and showed that 92% of the participants (56 companies) confirmed that they would continue with the weekly regime of four days a week. Of this number, 18 maintained that the measure will be permanent.
56 companies announced that they will continue with the regime of four days a week and 18 of them will do so permanently.
Likewise, the companies that participated in the project recorded that there was a average increase of 1.4% of their income compared to the same period of 2021.
Results of the study “4 Day’s Week Campaign”
The results of the investigation showed that the 20% reduction in working hours (without salary reduction), reduced by 57% the loss of workers to other companies and the sick leave decreased by 65%.
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79% of employees felt that burnout had been significantly reduced. Likewise, a 40% sleep better and does not suffer from insomnia and a 39% decreased their stress levels.
The project was first tested in the UK and is the largest in the world. Some of its results presented similarities with other trials such as in Iceland, where it was very successful. In Australia, the Unilever company applied similar measures and obtained promising results. Likewise, a similar investigation is being carried out in Spain.
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