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Despite huge social and technological progress over the last century, our attitude towards working hours remains grounded in the industrial revolution, and there is no real recognition of the value of our core - unpaid - economy. Re-examining the 9-5 and moving towards a redistribution of paid and unpaid time would help to restore balance, with benefits for our economy, society and environment.

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Blog post // July 29, 2014

10 reasons for a shorter working week

Benefits for our environment, economy and society More

Publication // February 12, 2014

The value of childcare

Why publicly funded childcare is a vital investment in our social and economic infrastructure.


Publication // September 18, 2013

Time on Our Side

Our new book explores the real nature and value of time - what could a shorter working week do for the economy, our planet and you?


Publication // February 13, 2010

21 hours

Why a shorter working week can help us all to flourish in the 21st century