The four-day week beyond the hype – the real effects on people and productivity

07 Nov 2019
11:10 - 12:00
Aidan Harper
Researcher, New Economics Foundation
Danielle Guizzo
Senior Lecturer of Economics, UWE
Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde
Head of Reward, Wellcome Trust
Ffyona Dawber
CEO, Synergy Vision
Rich Leigh
CEO, Radioactive PR

The four-day week beyond the hype – the real effects on people and productivity

D4 | Panel discussion | Well-being, Inclusion and Flexible Working

  • overcoming the challenges of implementing a four-day working week to support effective and sustainable change
  • assessing and measuring the impact of a four-day working week, particularly business performance and productivity levels
  • communicating the value of your employer offer to clients and stakeholders across your organisation for internal and external buy-in
  • considering the value of a four-day week for the business and the well-being of your people

Speakers:
Ffyona Dawber, CEO, Synergy Vision
Rich Leigh, CEO, Radioactive PR
Jean-Christophe Fonfreyde, Head of Reward, Wellcome Trust
Danielle Guizzo Archela, Senior Lecturer of Economics, UWE
Aidan Harper, Researcher, New Economics Foundation

Chaired by:
Ben Willmott, Head of Policy, PR & Public Affairs, CIPD

 

Background reading

Podcasts
Will the four-day week ever work?
Engagement myth 
Driving performance with L&D 
Reports
Investing in productivity: unlocking ambition
Productivity: getting the best out of our people 
Labour Market Outlook Winter 18/19