Aston Villa staff warned over redundancies

Date published: Tuesday 12th April 2016 7:30

Aston Villa: Fans plan final protest

Aston Villa: Fans plan final protest

Aston Villa have warned their staff there will be job cuts due to the club’s impending relegation from the Premier League.

The seven-times top-flight champions said “every effort” would be made to reduce staff numbers through voluntary redundancy, but admitted compulsory redundancies could be necessary.

Saturday’s home defeat to Bournemouth all but confirmed Villa’s relegation, leaving them 15 points from safety with only that number to play for.

A Villa statement read: “Aston Villa Football Club can confirm it has updated all staff on the proposed changes to the club structure in order to put it back on a firm footing.

Aston Villa fans

“These changes will result in a headcount reduction, but every effort will be made through a voluntary scheme, to mitigate as much as is possible, the need for compulsory redundancies.

“The objective is to secure a sound financial platform from which the club can rebuild for the benefit of the fans, staff and sponsors.

“We recognise this is an extremely difficult time for all staff and the club will offer support to all staff affected.”

Villa are also looking for a new manager to replace Remi Garde, who left the club at the end of March. Eric Black is in caretaker charge.

READ MORE: ‘Pathetic’ Villa Heading for League One

Related Articles

Your Say

Home Forums Aston Villa staff warned over job cuts

This topic contains 1 reply, has 2 voices, and was last updated by blueirl blueirl 7 months, 3 weeks ago.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
    Posts
  • #957704
    Matthew Briggs
    Matthew Briggs
    Moderator

    Aston Villa have warned their staff there will be job cuts due to the club’s impending relegation from the Premier League.

    [See the full post at: Aston Villa staff warned over job cuts]

    #965270
    blueirl
    blueirl
    Participant

    Bad news regarding the likely job cuts. Sad when the “little people” behind the scenes pay the price for the failure of high paid professionals whether they be on or off the pitch

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)

You must be logged in to reply this topic.