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Sport Man City decide not to furlough non-playing staff

12:07  06 april  2020
12:07  06 april  2020 Source:   skysports.com

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Manchester City have confirmed they will not be furloughing any of their non - playing staff due to the coronavirus outbreak, becoming the first Premier League side to make the commitment. Five top-flight sides have already decided to place non - playing staff on furlough , meaning the government will

A number of Liverpool's non - playing staff were suspended on furlough , it was announced on Saturday, leaving them free to claim 80 per cent of their wages from the United Kingdom government while the club tops up any shortfall in their pay. Tottenham, Newcastle United, Norwich City and

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Manchester City have confirmed they will not be furloughing any of their non-playing staff due to the coronavirus outbreak, becoming the first Premier League side to make the commitment.

Five top-flight sides have already decided to place non-playing staff on furlough, meaning the government will pay 80 per cent of their wages while they are not working.

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After Liverpool, Tottenham and Bournemouth were criticised for furloughing non - playing staff , the Premier League champions pledged not to follow suit.

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Tottenham and Liverpool - who together made more than £150m profit according to their most recent accounts - have come in for particular criticism for their decision to furlough staff.

But City have chosen not to take a similar course of action, with a spokesperson saying: "We can confirm, following a decision by the chairman and board last week, that Manchester City will not be utilising the UK Government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (government funded furloughing).

"We remain determined to protect our people, their jobs and our business, whilst at the same time doing what we can to support our wider community at this most challenging time for everybody."

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Manchester City will not furlough any of their non - playing staff in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, it has emerged. In a move that is likely to invite fresh criticism about Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur’s controversial decisions to take advantage of the government’s job retention

Man City become first club to confirm they will NOT put non - playing staff in furlough after rivals Liverpool and Spurs are criticised for taking advantage of government scheme. The statement from the fans' group read: 'Today, Saturday 4 April, LFC announced they are to furlough non - playing staff .

As well as Liverpool and Tottenham, Newcastle, Bournemouth and Norwich are the other Premier League sides to place non-playing staff on furlough.

Their decisions were made with football across the world on hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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