Universal basic income ‘needed to introduce four-day work week’, expert says

The National.Scot

THE introduction of a four-day week would require a universal basic income to ensure everyone has the opportunity to cut their hours, an academic has warned.

Abigail Marks, professor of the future of work at Newcastle University, said the idea of reducing the working week was problematic as it is likely to lead to some people being excluded, such as those on zero-hour contracts.

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