5 Reasons the Office Can Make a Comeback

Australia's return to the office could provide some parallels for how the UK fares this year as workers re-embrace the daily grind, and what it means for investors

James Gard 27 April, 2021 | 12:02PM
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Many British workers are preparing to return to the office in the next few months, in some cases for the first time in over a year. Some are reluctant returners, having enjoyed aspects of flexible working, but others are keen to see colleagues and contacts again. Whatever this year may bring, the UK vaccine rollout and re-opening of parts of the UK economy should ease the path back to “normality”, and that means more people going back to their old desks. 

5 Key Lessons from Australia’s Re-Opening

With negligible coronavirus cases, Australia is one of the first countries to embrace the return to the office. Morningstar equity analyst Alexander Prineas has published a report on the Australian office sector and its conclusions could have some parallels for commercial property markets in the UK and beyond.

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James Gard  is content editor for Morningstar.co.uk

 

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