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Corona crisis in the British royal family: Royals employees fear for their jobs

2020-09-13T19:49:54.582Z

The employees of the British royal family fear for their jobs. Due to the corona pandemic, many employees could become unemployed.



The employees of the British royal family fear for their jobs.

Due to the corona pandemic, many employees could become unemployed.

  • The British royal family is also affected by the corona pandemic.

  • The Royal Collection Trust has now announced that it will have to lay off several employees.

  • Employees therefore took to the streets last week to protest.

London

- The

British royal family

consists not only of the

Queen

, her children and grandchildren, but also of numerous employees who work for the

royals

.

But even the nobility is not

immune

from the consequences of the

Corona *

pandemic

.

As has now become known, many employees are threatened with

unemployment

.

The first protest is already stirring.

Corona pandemic in the British royal family: Several hundred employees affected

The main problem of the

Royal Collection Trust

, which takes care of the

works of art

, but also the maintenance of the

castles

and the supply of the

royal family

, is the collapse in income due to the Corona * pandemic.

"Due to the effects of the

Covid-19 pandemic

on the finances of the

Royal Collection Trust

, we have to reduce personnel costs," confirmed a spokeswoman.

Among other things, there was a lack of visitors to the royal estates and exhibitions due to the corona restrictions.

Many

castles

have now reopened their gates.

The East Terrace Garden at #WindsorCastle is open to visitors at weekends in September.

The large formal garden, created by George IV in the 1820s features clipped domes of yew & beds of roses planted in a geometric pattern around a central fountain.

https://t.co/CeTbCZbv8L pic.twitter.com/T2xdJQ1WaP

- RoyalCollectionTrust (@RCT) September 2, 2020

Despite the relaxation of some Corona * measures, the

foundation's

financial situation remains

tense.

A voluntary severance payment program has been set up, which around 100 employees have made use of, the spokeswoman said.

In addition, there is

a zero rate in

wages

and talks are being held about a reduction in

pension entitlements

.

In addition, the

Daily Mail

reports

that 600

royal family

domestic workers

- half of the total staff - could

lose their jobs

due to the

austerity measures

.

The employees work in the

royal

estates

, including

Buckingham Palace

.

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Corona pandemic in the British royal family: employees protest in front of Windsor Castle

In front of

Windsor Castle

on Tuesday (September 8th) some workers in their uniforms gathered for a silent

protest

.

They held a poster that read, “King Heinrich cut off heads.

Now they want to get rid of our jobs and cut our

pensions

.

Loyalty is not a one-way street! ”As can be seen on a Twitter photo of the PCS Union.

Many of the

royal family's

servants are

organized in this.

Back in May, the foundation announced that it would cut several hundred

short-term

jobs due to the crisis

.

(dpa / tel) * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen digital network.

PCS wardens at Windsor Castle, who work for the Royal Household, have been protesting about cuts to their pensions and jobs.

https://t.co/Hlvv1xTMMK #windsorcastle #RoyalFamily pic.twitter.com/KqO30EbIBK

- PCS Union (@pcs_union) September 9, 2020

The British royal family was also recently hit by shock news.

A body of water was discovered in Kensington Palace.

There was also trouble with Duchess Camilla, the wife of Prince Charles.

At an event, she wore an unusual mask * to protect against corona.

Source: merkur

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