Full list of UK companies that only work four-day weeks – and which are hiring

ONCE thought a wacky idea, many UK firms are now moving to four-day weeks in an attempt to raise efficiency and attract the best talent.Atom Bank hit the headlines last month when it moved to a permanent four-day week without reducing pay by a penny.
1Four-day weeks are thought to be an effective way to attract young talent tired of the 9-5Credit: Getty
Yet far from a hippie move by the fintech firm, Atom Bank joined a fast-growing group of UK companies cutting one day off their weekly routine.
A spokesperson for the Durham firm told us: “At Atom, happy and healthy colleagues = happy and healthy customers.
“It’s business as usual.”
Meanwhile Leeds finance firm BWD introduced four-day week without reducing pay after a “remarkable” three-month trial earlier this year.
And London software developers IriusRisk moved to a three-day weekend early this month, with CEO Cristina Bentue telling Forbes the firm received ten new CVs within 24 hours of the news.
With traditional work patterns disrupted by the pandemic and the so-called ‘Great Resignation’ now leading an estimated one-quarter of Brits to consider quitting their jobs, some believe a four-day work week is more logical than ever.
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Here’s a full list of the UK firms offering their workers four-day weeks, according to the 4 Day Work Week campaign.
3D Issue
This Donegal printing software firm employs 20 staff, all of whom have worked four-day weeks since early 2020.
They hope the four-day week can help attract talented workers from Dublin and Belfast.
Advice Direct Scotland
Glasgow non-profit Advice Direct offers a benefits calculator, consumer advice and Covid guidance to anyone looking for it.
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Atom Bank
Durham fintech firm Atom is thought to be the biggest UK employer to make the chan …