Tottenham football club have have announced that all staff, whether full-time, casual, or furloughed, will be paid 100% of their wages for April and May. That came after club have drawn plenty of criticism they were reducing the wages of all of their 550 non-playing employees by 20 per cent as well as using the government relief scheme to furlough 40% of those workers.
In a statement Tottenham said “In these uncertain times, we have to ensure we are in position to meet our financial obligations and protect the club ability to be able to operate when football returns.”
Further added “In our last update, we said we would keep our position under review, especially in the context of revised budget and cost-cutting. Having done so we have decided that all non-playing staff, whether full- time, casual will receive 100 percent of their pay. Only board will take salary reduction.”
The chairman Daniel levy also show regret of what decision they have to make as many supporters were against it.
The club have to face criticism because there are many who rely on them and they were also famous for their good work and the sense of responsibility they have.