Introducing shorter working hours in your organisation

Organisations around the globe are adopting shorter working weeks in order to create healthier, happier workplace environments.

Our aim is help forward-thinking firms transition to new working time arrangements.

We provide a bespoke advice, planning and evaluation service to make shorter working weeks work for you and your organisation.

 

We bring:

 

  • The most experienced workplace consultancy in this field
  • More research and policy experience in this area than any other organisation
  • A friendly, efficient service, built off dozens of previous pilots
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Our Team:

India Burgess

India has spent several years working in consultancy both in the UK and internationally – specialising in stakeholder engagement and project management. She studied history at university and has a passion for fighting climate change. On her three-day weekends, Indy enjoys swimming and the occasional trip to France.

Kyle Lewis

Kyle co-founded Autonomy in 2017 and leads the working time consultancy. His background is in philosophy and, in a previous life, has been a lecturer in the subject. Kyle has two daughters – Peggy and Ruby.

Will Stronge

Will is Autonomy’s Director of Research and co-founder. He holds a PhD in Politics and Philosophy from the University of Brighton and is currently writing a book on the future of work. In his free time, Will enjoys graphic novels and improving his Italian.

Tatiana Pignon

Tatiana is an experienced consultant and researcher with eight years of experience spanning public and private sectors. Her academic interests include theories of political agency and the dynamics of city spaces. She spends her four-day working weeks between Paris, Cambridge, and the Atlantic seaside.

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What we offer

  • We can design a shorter working week trial suited to your organisation.
  • We work with your staff in order to find the best fit with your working practices.
  • We use industry standard tools to track and evaluate results.
  • Our extensive research in this area equips us with the knowledge to help you.

 

Contact us to find out how your organisation can make use of our services:

"Bringing rigour, professionalism and a sense of calm to the process"

"They were highly attentive to our needs in their advice and evaluation"

What our clients say:

“Before we took the plunge and dived into the uncharted waters of a four-day week, we knew we’d need a grown up to hold our hand throughout the trial. Autonomy were the perfect calming influence, bringing rigour, professionalism and a sense of calm to the process. Thanks to Will and Kyle we did everything by the book and came out the other side confident that a 4-day week was the way forward for us as a company. Cheers guys!”

– Big Potato Games, London

“In particular their support in the development of the policies and practices needed to ensure our 6 month pilot was as successful as possible was very helpful. They were highly attentive to our needs in their advice and evaluation, as well as being efficient and a pleasure to work with. We consider the shorter working week to be a success on many fronts so far and we have extended the initial 6 month pilot by another 6 months, so that we can be fully assured of the results, which currently demonstrate improved productivity and staff wellbeing.” 

– Mike Podmore, STOPAIDS Director

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