Impact of Shortened Work Weeks: Government Workers vs. Privately Employed

 

There have been quite a few companies and countries who have entertained a four-day workweek. Microsoft Japan experimented with a shorter workweek program, Spain previously announced a trail 4-day work week, and companies in Finland, Britain, and New Zealand have all considered making this change. Bangalore fintech startup Slice is eyeing a three-day work week to entice new workers and set a new work-life balance standard. Since some of these changes have not been as successful as predicted, how do business models, particularly in fintech, need to adjust to remain sustainable while operating shorter work weeks?

Hilary Kennedy sourced personal finance expert and host of the Money Girl podcast, Laura Adams, to give her take.

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