England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) CEO Tom Harrison has revealed the steps taken by the board to fight the effects of the coronovirus epidemic and it has been revealed that 62 role cuts will be made. According to an official statement, flexible working roles will also be the order of the day to fight the economic impact of the epidemic. “In recent weeks, we have thoroughly reviewed the ECB’s structures and budgets to reduce central costs without compromising our ambitions. We have now shared with our partners the proposals approved by our board, which Will generate significant savings. Every part of the ECB. Affected by these changes, and these savings will only be possible by reducing our headcount.
Given this new reality, if we have to safeguard cricket’s long-term future and still fulfill the growth ambitions of its inspiring generation strategy, it is clear that the ECB will need to become a leaner and more agile organization .
“These proposals include a 20 percent reduction in our workforce budget, which would be tantamount to removing 62 roles from our structure – a number largely made up of current headcount and with a small number of vacant positions . In addition, we are. He said that many cost positions are proposed by converting many existing positions into flexible working roles. ECB staff are informed and a collective consultation will begin imminently.
The CEO said that it has been a big challenge and coming back on the field is an achievement in itself. “The COVID-19 epidemic has left cricket facing its most important challenge of the modern era. The game has already lost more than PS100m and the financial impact is likely to be PS200m if further disruption occurs next year, which many expect are doing.
“Getting back to cricket this summer – at an entertaining, domestic and international level, for both men and women – has been a remarkable achievement by everyone during the game. It is the result of a true partnership in action; -class counties and Recreational sports, with our broadcast and commercial partners and government and local public health agencies, ”he highlighted.
Explaining further about the visit, he said, “When the crisis first came, the ECB had taken a number of measures to save money in the short term, in addition to the recruitment period, including fictitious staff and significant pay cuts in the organization.”
He said, “I am very proud of the work my colleagues have done and the sacrifices we made when we asked them to work harder than ever, managing their personal experiences of COVID-19 Was, “.
While it is now an irrefutable fact, however, the impact of this epidemic is significant and is long lasting. There is also deep uncertainty about the future, and it is important that we still have to take more steps to ensure future financial stability. Cricket in England and Wales, ”the CEO continued.
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