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Caley Thistle furlough staff during shutdown

Posted On: 4 Apr 2020   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

Caley Thistle have placed the majority of the club's staff into furlough during the coronavirus shutdown.
Inverness will become the latest club to use the government's job retention scheme, which allows businesses to claim a grant for 80% of an employee's wage up to a monthly cap of £2,500.
The Highlanders have confirmed every player will be furloughed, leaving only a “very small operational team” who will continue working, with the club stating its intention to make up the remaining 20% of salaries of every employee.
Caley Jags have also confirmed they have received donations of as much as £10,000 to assist the club's cashflow during the shutdown.
A statement said: “On Friday 13th March the Scottish football season was suspended and our successful season and business ground to a halt.
“The following day the club held a board meeting in Aviemore in which Manager John Robertson also attended. In the last few minutes of that somewhat surreal meeting we discussed the best way forward and it was unanimously...

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