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Workspace slips to first-half loss, defers dividend decision

Nov 11 (Reuters) - Workspace Group on Wednesday swung to a first-half loss and pushed back a decision on full-year dividend as the office space provider struggled with a rise in customers vacating and downsizing due to the coronavirus crisis.

“There is no doubt that people’s expectations of the office are changing. Although this trend has been apparent to us for several years, the pandemic has accelerated fundamental changes to the role and requirements of the office for an increasing number of businesses and their employees,” the company said.

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