Advice firm Uniq implements four-day working week

Starting this week

Ayesha Venkataraman
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Financial planning firm Uniq Family Wealth has shifted to a four-day working week to prioritise the wellbeing and mental health of its employees, while also boosting productivity.

The new plan to close on a Friday, in addition to the weekend, was revealed in November last year. Starting this week, the plan has been implemented across the firm's offices in Cardiff, Abergavenny, London and Bristol. Marlene Outrim, the firm's founder and managing director, said: "There were multiple motivations behind the introduction of a four-day week at UNIQ, but primarily it was about protecting the mental health and wellbeing of our team. I believe that even working a shorter week the team will be just as productive and effective, and as ever we will always strive to provide the...

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