Is leaving work at 6.30pm 'very late'?

In Britain, there are calls for four-day work weeks. With people working long days in Singapore, such calls feel far from where we are

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She was talking about working till "very late".

I expected her to say "almost midnight" or at least "10pm". I've worked project hours such as from morning to 4am, so I have skewed expectations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 16, 2018, with the headline Is leaving work at 6.30pm 'very late'?. Subscribe