If the UK emulated short-time working programmes in countries like Germany it would help mitigate the mental health as well as economic crises caused by the coronavirus, argue researchers from the Employment Dosage project.

http://cam.ac.uk/research/news/opinion-employers-should-cut-hours-not-people-during-the-pandemic

You can also read more here in this blog post: https://www.idler.co.uk/article/who-work-is-good-in-small-doses/