COVID-19: Two thirds of PR agencies to furlough staff, half plan redundancies – new study

Nearly two-thirds of PR agencies plan to furlough staff and half are planning redundancies as the coronavirus crisis bites, a new study has revealed. The industry's take-up of a Government loan scheme is noticeably low.

by Arvind Hickman
Agency leaders are having to make difficult choices about staffing levels due to the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: Getty Images
Agency leaders are having to make difficult choices about staffing levels due to the COVID-19 crisis. Photo: Getty Images

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