Wednesday today confirmed that several members of staff are being furloughed as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme … but chairman Dejphon Chansiri has pledged to ensure that those employees affected will continue to receive their full salaries.
A statement on the club website said: “In the best interests of all staff and to help safeguard the future of the club, a significant number of employees are being furloughed as part of the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
“The job retention scheme guarantees 80% of regular renumeration up to £2,500 per month but SWFC chairman Dejphon Chansiri has pledged all furloughed members of staff will continue to receive full salary.
“The landscape will be reviewed at the end of April as we digest fresh information on an almost daily basis in this fast-paced environment.
“On the playing side, Premier League and EFL clubs are currently in talks with the PFA to how best agree a conciliatory solution regarding potential pay deferral.”