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The Post-Work Imagination (2024)
Book Chapter
Frayne, D. (2024). The Post-Work Imagination. In The Post-Work Imagination: Perspectives from Philosophy and the Social Sciences. Routledge

In his chapter ‘The Post-Work Imagination’, Frayne offers a possible reading of the term ‘post-work’ as a style of enquiry designed to puncture today’s job-centred societies, where all manner of economic, social and psychological functions are tied t... Read More about The Post-Work Imagination.

The Refusal of Work: Revisited (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Frayne, D. (2024, March). The Refusal of Work: Revisited. Presented at Meaningfulness and refusal of work in the post-pandemic scenario, University of Milan / Fondazione Feltrinelli

This talk looked at relevant academic, cultural and political changes that have occurred in the years since the publication of my first book, The Refusal of Work, in 2015.

'Making it Stick' launch webinar (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Frayne, D. (2024, February). 'Making it Stick' launch webinar

I contributed to the public launch webinar for the report 'Making it Stick: The UK Four-day Week Pilot, One Year On'. I offered reflections based on the qualitative interview work I had conducted on this project

Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On (2024)
Report
Pignon, T., Lewis, K., Mullally, L., Kikuchi, L., Kellam, J., Western, G., …White, J. (2024). Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On. UK: Autonomy

One year on from the results of the world’s biggest ever four-day working week pilot which took place in the UK in 2022, companies that took part have reported significant and lasting success. The report offers new insight into the effects of a fo... Read More about Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On.

The four-day working week (2024)
Book Chapter
Frayne, D., Kamerade, D., & Burchell, B. (in press). The four-day working week. In Elgar Encyclopedia of Occupational Health Psychology. Edward Elgar Publishing

The four-day working week is an organisational practice that involves reducing the standard full-time working week by the equivalent of one working day, usually with no reduction in pay. The policy has been tested across a number of national pilots,... Read More about The four-day working week.

How do we pay for it? A beginner's guide to basic income costing (2023)
Report
Frayne, D., & Goodman, C. (2023). How do we pay for it? A beginner's guide to basic income costing. Autonomy

To begin our new ‘Basic Income Briefings’ series, we tackle how to go about costing a basic income – and avoid some of the most common errors. Key points: It is not the gross cost of a basic income that matters, but the net cost. If you want to... Read More about How do we pay for it? A beginner's guide to basic income costing.

Four day working week, employee wellbeing and mental health (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Kamerāde, D., Burchell, B., Frayne, D., Bridson Hubbard, N., & White, J. (2023, October). Four day working week, employee wellbeing and mental health. Presented at Psychology Days, Riga, Latvia (Online)

This presentation explores the impact of a four-day working week on employees' wellbeing and mental health, drawing on the findings from the UK Four-Day Working Week Trial conducted in 2022.