Four Day Work Week

LSM in the News: Is Your Business Ready for a Four-Day Work Week? (The Voice)

LSM Insurance is known throughout the land for its four-day work week. As a result, its founder, Lorne Marr, is often called upon in the media to talk about its genesis. Recently, he recounted the story for The Voice, the business magazine for The Markham Board of Trade. As the story goes, Lorne was running...
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Lorne Marr Interviewed in The Pulse With Devon Peacock

Lorne Marr, Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in The Pulse with Devon Peacock that is broadcast on AM980 every workday. Devon Peacock and Lorne Marr discuss the concept of a four-day workweek that LSM Insurance established in 2009. In the interview, Marr explains the advantages of the four-day workweek and...
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Lorne Marr interviewed on The Bill Good Show

Lorne Marr, the Director of New Business Development at LSM Insurance, was interviewed in the Bill Good Show that is aired on the waves of the Vancouver-based radio CKNW AM980 on 14th of July. Bill Good and Lorne Marr discuss “Is it time for a long weekend every weekend?” and talk about the advantages and...
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The Four-Day Work Week: How Does Canada Stack Up?

The four-day work week is more common around the world. LSM Insurance is one of the few companies in Canada to offer a four-day work week. We started offering a four-day work week to all our employees in 2009 — following the recession — as a way to continue to motivate the staff without having...
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The Tax Advantages of Working from Home

Having a home-based business can be incredibly rewarding— being your own boss, setting your own schedule, telecommuting while wearing sweat pants and a t-shirt. Working from home has a lot of things going for it, and there are many reasons why more and more people are choosing to start a home business. One aspect of...
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Lorne Marr Featured in the Toronto Star

Lorne Marr, the founder of the LSM Insurance was featured in the Toronto Star on April the 24th, 2014. The article called Stay-home Fridays becoming...
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LSM 4 Day Work Week Featured in Globe and Mail

Our campaign for the 4 day work week turned up in the Globe and Mail last week as full page article in the business section. We were honoured that they chose Jack and Lorne as the lead photo. We were also thrilled to see that other companies are moving to a four day work week...
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LSM Insurance a role model for proposed 4 day work week in Nova Scotia says CBC

CBC News has again featured our four day work week initiative as a good example of how to combat high fuel costs. Now, Nova Scotia is looking at a four-day work week for government employees as a way to save energy, the online news service says. Energy Minister Richard Hurlburt is reported to have said...
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LSM’s four day work week still attracts media attention

Newspapers and community websites continue to report on our initiative of introducing four day work weeks to combat skyrocketing gas prices. Following our appearance on the front page of the Globe and Mail, the Business News Network also ran the story on our four day work week. For full details, you can read our press...
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4 Day Work Week on front page of Markham Economist

  An exciting day. I woke up to see our 4 day work week on the front page of the city newspaper, The Markham Economist and Sun, with my picture. It looks like my cover as a normal Markham family guy has been blown. Next thing you know I’ll be stopped for impromptu insurance sessions...
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