Apparently British businesses are losing £50 million a year because people are skipping off early on Friday afternoons.
Perish the thought!
Something tells me this might be a bit of a false calculation. Just say for example, if someone goes off an hour early on Friday afternoon to go to a dental appointment.
So these boffins have calculated that this loses their company £X. Did they also bring into the equation the three hours extra unpaid work that person did, say, working late on Wednesday night? Or the two hours they spent on Saturday morning at home finishing off some work?
Did the massed brains of academia also include those items in their maths?
To quote the words of Bet Lynch:
Did they 'eck as like