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Sweden 'increasingly experimenting' with six-hour workdays


Sweden 'increasingly experimenting' with six-hour workdays


An increasing number of businesses in Sweden are said to be experimenting with six-hour working days.

Reports say that Toyota service centres in Gothenburg switched 13 years ago, and more recently an app developer and a retirement home made the change.

Employers across the country are following suit, according to the Science Alert website.

Productivity is said to be up compared to eight-hour days. Staff are reportedly happier, with more time spent outside work.

In return employees are banned from using social media at work; there are fewer pauses and meetings… the aim being that staff will be more motivated to work more intensively.

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