UK National Trust to Cut Almost 1300 Jobs

October 12th, 2020

The UK’s National Trust will cut 1,296 jobs in an attempt to save £100 million in the face of the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.  “In July, we announced that job losses and budget cuts were inevitable after almost every aspect of the charity’s income was hit by the coronavirus crisis,” a trust statement reads. “We proposed making almost 1,200 compulsory redundancies, saving £60m of our annual staff budget. But following a wide-ranging consultation with affected staff, the number of compulsory job losses has reduced by half.”

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