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Rising cost of living keeping employees away from the office: research

Employees are shying away from returning to the office to save on commuting costs, new research shows. Meanwhile a growing number of employers are promoting work from home policies to lure talent.

A survey of 1,000 employees by Citrix has found that 54% want to continue working from home due to rising living costs.

"Australians have been given the green light to go to the office, but the majority of them aren't in a rush to do it and they're not in a rush to do it because of the rising fuel cost and living cost," ANZ managing director Martin Creighan tells HR Daily.

The commute is a "big concern" for employees, he notes...

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