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.
British royal family
consists not only of the
, her children and grandchildren, but also of numerous employees who work for the
But even the nobility is not
from the consequences of the
As has now become known, many employees are threatened with
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
and the supply of the
, is the collapse in income due to the Corona * pandemic.
"Due to the effects of the
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.
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.
- RoyalCollectionTrust (@RCT) September 2, 2020
Despite the relaxation of some Corona * measures, the
financial situation remains
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
and talks are being held about a reduction in
In addition, the
- half of the total staff - could
lose their jobs
due to the
The employees work in the
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Corona pandemic in the British royal family: employees protest in front of Windsor Castle
In front of
on Tuesday (September 8th) some workers in their uniforms gathered for a silent
They held a poster that read, “King Heinrich cut off heads.
Now they want to get rid of our jobs and cut our
Loyalty is not a one-way street! ”As can be seen on a Twitter photo of the PCS Union.
Many of the
organized in this.
Back in May, the foundation announced that it would cut several hundred
jobs due to the crisis
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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.