Pub boss takes a 50% cut during coronavirus pandemic

The Belhaven boss has taken the pay cut in the wake of business closures

By Rachel Mackie
Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 8:14 am
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 10:47 am

Nick Mackenzie, CEO of Greene King, a company that includes Scottish pub group Belhaven among their brands, will be taking a 50% pay cut.

The 38,000 employees across the UK will be paid 80% of their average monthly wage.

The company has over 10 pubs in Edinburgh alone, with almost 100 across Scotland.

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The pubs have been closed after a government shutdown forced all non essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.

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His executives are taking a 30% cut while the businesses are closed.

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