Premier League leaders came for active criticism after announcing their initial decision, and fans and former players called for cancellation.
Liverpool reverses decision
Liverpool have officially announced its intention to pay employees in full. After it initially decided to use the UK government’s furor scheme to alleviate the financial stress caused by the outbreak of coronavirus. Premier League leaders came for active criticism after announcing their initial decision, and fans and former players called for cancellation. Liverpool’s union of supporters Spirit of Shankly asked the club to explain its course of action. While old Reds Jamie Carragher and Stan Collymore were outspoken in their criticism of the club. Collymore called it “just plain f*cking wrong”. The club’s chief executive officer Peter Moore explained the course change in an open letter on the club’s official website.
Coronavirus Retention Scheme
The statement said: “We consulted with several key stakeholders as part of a process aimed at achieving the best possible results for all concerned.” Several possible scenarios were examined, including, but not limited to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Which pays 80 percent of wages and guarantees 20 percent. Applying to the Coronavirus Retention Scheme with a guarantee of reimbursement of funds received later; and thirdly, find alternative means to cover our vacation expenses. “It was as a result of these extensive consultations and our internal discussions at various levels in the club that we decided to find alternative means. Despite our right to apply for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.
Officials said that they came to the wrong conclusion
“We believe we came to the wrong conclusion last week to announce that we intend to contact the Coronavirus Retention Scheme. The staff due to the suspension of the Premier League football calendar, and we sincerely regret it.”We intended to ensure the maximum possible protection of all personnel from redundancy and/or loss of earnings during this unprecedented period. “But in the spirit of transparency, we should also be clear. Even though we were in a good position before this crisis, our revenues were blocked, but our outcomes remain. And, like almost every sector of society, there is great uncertainty and concern about our present and future.”