Consider the typical working day. An early start, a stressful commute to reach a fixed point before 9am, a lunchbreak – often curtailed and spent at the desk – and a tiring journey home, leaving the office at a set time to ensure that travel connections are made. Although the notion of the 9-5 working day was established in Victorian times the fact is that not much has changed regarding working structures for millions of workers throughout the UK. However, the tide is turning. Professionals across a number of industry sectors are challenging the validity of traditional workplace structures and many are embracing change.
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