As many UK workers currently sit at home and try to virtually recreate their work environment, politicians and businesses need to ask how we remain a world-leading country and economy after Brexit and the impact of Covid-19.
Freeths and Property Week assembled a panel of industry experts to survey the big issues for 2020, including life after Brexit, climate change, the future of retail and the prospects for flexible offices.
With a new Budget on the horizon, the government is focusing on delivering its target of increasing investment in R&D to 2.4% of GDP by 2027. Life sciences will be critical, but the industry is changing rapidly and so too is its need for space.
In the third quarter of last year, global venture investments into proptech reached $24.6bn, surpassing the most optimistic estimates for the year and putting the industry on track to comfortably exceed the $30bn full-year mark.