Traditional attitudes towards employment mean Japan might not be suited to the four-day working week trend spreading worldwide
The stereotypes of lazy "night owls" and highly-productive "larks" is still prevalent across the business world, but switching to working patterns in line with chronotype could unlock significant economic gains
As the number of gig workers continues to rise, their employment status remains a contested area
Companies that offer flexible working are known to have increased employee retention, more motivated and engaged staff, and access to wider talent pools when recruiting
With the ability to enhance communication across continents, extended reality is a boost for remote working and increased flexibility within organisations
The pros and cons of a four-day working week fuel a heated debate, which can split or unite bosses and staff
At the BCA we continually question the way in which workplaces operate, those which lead and those which follow. This is a people-watching process as it is people, not companies, who drive change
As robots and algorithms take more jobs, will enforced leisure be matched by sustained living standards?