Many businesses are now experimenting with a four-day week, but a nine-day fortnight may be a more viable alternative for some.
A political scandal around porn-watching at work reopened the debate on whether employees need strict management of what they get up to while on-the-clock, says Dan Cave.
Frontline employers in retail, care, construction, nursing and teaching sectors could see a return on investment (ROI) for flexible working within just three years.
Nearly half (44%) of employees believe a four-day week will happen within the next five years compared to 37% of employers.
Apple employees have been told they must return to the office – starting with at least one office day per week, rising to a minimum of three over the next few months.