Labour promises four-day working week within next 10 years
'I can tell you today that the next Labour government will reduce the average full-time working week to 32 hours within the next decade.'
Why Carlos Slim's three-day working week idea could work
It’s Friday, traditionally the last day of the working week. But what if we changed all that and introduced three day working weeks? We would be well into the weekend already… As I blogged recently , the way we all work is going to change - and fast. The set-in-stone notion of working Monday to Friday is rapidly becoming outdated, and is increasingly inefficient. Working three day weeks could actually increase productivity, and make better use of the skills people across society have…
Why it’s time for a four-day working week for all
It’s been a successful move for a firm in New Zealand.
IBM buys three firms in a week, now has 10,000 people working on advertising
The worlds of advertising, online advertising, marketing, app design and IT consulting are merging, or at least IBM hopes that they are. So IBM is shopping.
Poll: Should Scotland have a 4 day working week?
Is it time for Scotland to adopt a four-day working week?
Why companies should consider swapping flexitime for a four-day working week
There's a growing number of companies that are opting for 4-day working weeks. Here's why they think it improves productivity.
The 10 Stages of the Working Week
Boss’s Tip of the Week: You’re only champion for a day
Don’t big success be an obstacle to improvement. One of 347 tips from Become a Better Boss One Tip at a Time.
10 arguments for a shorter working week
From strengthening economies and family life, to improving gender equality and democracy, 10 ways a shorter working week could benefit us
How tech advances are helping innovators do more for people with disabilities
Inside a small office on the sixth floor of the University of Washington’s computer science building, Richard Ladner starts talking about Google’s self-driving cars. The longtime professor is so…
Over 100 years, NASA's top 5 tech advances
One hundred years ago this month, Congress established the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, launching the nation into a time of advancing aeronautics and eventually space exploration.
What is Georgia Pre-K Week?
Have you ever wondered what all actually goes in to Georgia Pre-K Week each year?
How to Transition Into Your First Full-Time Job
Landing your first full-time job can be as daunting as it is exciting. Here's how to make sure you nail it from day one.
Eric Topol's Top 10 Tech Advances Shaping Medicine
Dr Eric Topol identifies the latest tech advances in medicine that set the stage for the coming year.
Pregnancy Week by Week
At 19 weeks pregnant, your baby is the size of a large mango. Your baby's skin now has a protective coating called vernix. Leg cramps, back aches and stretch marks are among some of the common symptoms experienced this week of pregnancy.
Each day, students and staff here will dress according to the planned theme of the day Monday – Crazy Hair/ Hat Day (wear a hat or crazy hair style) Tuesday – Team Day (wear your favorite sports attire or team t-shirt). Wednesday: Wacky Pajama Wednesday (wear mismatched or wacky pajamas). Thursday: Crossroads Pride Day (wear Crossroads gear or purple attire). Participation is key: the class with…
How to get full, really and thankfully full on FAST Saturday!
Saturday, November 10 was a full day – full of learning and, by about 1:30, we were all just full. Twenty-four came for our FAST (Fun Activities and Skills Training) Thanksgiving meal. A mix of blind youth, parents, teachers, staff and volunteers (and one little brother) made an early Thanksgiving meal, substituting chickens for a …
TIP of the WEEK
Useful tips and information for the caregivers of children and adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome.
Why We All Need a Shorter Working Week
Infamous for its long hours, the architectural profession is emblematic of a world obsessed with speed and hard work. To unleash the full economic, environmental and creative potential of society, Anna Coote argues we must escape the treadmill