Sport Carey takes pay cut as F1 puts over 200 on furlough
Coronavirus: Formula One aiming to stage 15-18 races in 2020 season
After the Azerbaijan Grand Prix became the latest race to be postponed, Formula One revealed their plans for a revised schedule.Amid the coronavirus outbreak, F1 has been forced to delay the start to the new campaign, Azerbaijan becoming the latest Grand Prix to be postponed on Monday.
Formula One chief executive Chase Carey is to take a significant but undisclosed pay cut, with around half of F1's 500 staff placed on furlough.
Formula One's senior management and executives, including managing director of motorsports and technical director Ross Brawn, are to take 20 per cent pay cut for two months.
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Man City decide not to furlough non-playing staff
Man City have confirmed they will not be furloughing any of their non-playing staff due to the coronavirus outbreak.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.
Three F1 teams - Williams, Racing Point and McLaren - have already put sections of their workforce on temporary leave, with each of their drivers taking a pay cut.
F1's teams are officially in a period where they can exercise three-week factory shutdowns after the sport's summer break was brought forward.
That currently runs until the end of April but is expected to be extended amid the uncertain plans surrounding the start of the 2020 season.
The new campaign is currently not scheduled until at least the middle of June owing to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Decision on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s temporary release delayed again .
The British-Iranian mother will now find out on Tuesday if she must return to Evin prison in Iran.The British-Iranian mother was temporarily freed from Evin prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.