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daneski88

Correct me if I'm wrong (heaven forbid :rolleyes: ), but our work patterns "9 to 5" is based on the historical need for daylight, and we even faff around with the clocks a couple of times a year to maximise this. But we have lights aplenty and quite often our workplaces have them on all day for us to see what we are doing.

So why do we still have this work pattern (with some exceptions obviously)? Why not have 24 hour shops and offices as the norm, not the exception.

Three things have prompted this question -

1/. Hospitals close down many departments after 5 or 6, even though people don't just become ill during the "working day" - so they have to wait for far longer to get the service from a skeleton staff (no pun intended)

2/. Transport - rush hour

3/. Leaving a building empty for 12 or more hours (with lights on and possibly heating it anyway) seems a waste of opportunity and resources.

With a bit of jiggery pokery, we could have 24 hour lifestyles to reflect the world we live in and not one that "went dark" at night :)
 
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Johnmelad502

Unless you want the current workforce to work 24 hours a day, you have a serious cost implication.
 
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work shift patterns including nights and then review your idea and see how good it is
 
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Some companys have no need to work a 24 hour day and most likely don't have enough work to commit to such a routine.
Plus if the client/customers they deal with do not also do the same, it could well be difficult in communication and logistics.
 
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daneski88

In restrospect, mods remove this thread and all traces of it :oops: :LOL: :LOL: :LOL:
 
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