How could a four-day week change your life? [infographic]

So many of us talk of working a four-day week, but is it just wishful thinking, or could it truly be a reality one day? Countries such as Germany, the Netherlands and Denmark are closest to achieving this dream, so what’s the possibility of other countries including the UK following suit?

Economist John Maynard Keynes predicted back in 1930 that technological advances would enable the average employee to work for just 15 hours a week, by 2030. But with the average Briton still working a five-day week, does it seem feasible that we could more than halve that over the next 15 years?

More than half of UK adults support the notion of a four-day week, with 71% believing it would make them happier. Not surprisingly, 42% of American workers say they would be prepared to sacrifice a proportion of their salary for reduced working hours.

Citrix GoToMeeting has put together a detailed infographic which builds out the case for a four-day week, highlighting the pros and cons.

How could a four-day week change your life? [infographic]

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