V&A to make 10% of staff redundant amid coronavirus pandemic

More than 100 roles to go as London museum tackles ‘most significant financial challenge’ in its history

The Victoria and Albert Museum is planning to make 103 retail and visitor experience staff redundant – around 10% of its overall workforce – with job losses in other departments set to follow.

Staff were briefed on Tuesday about a process to reduce costs by £10m annually to tackle what the London museum described as “the most significant financial challenge” in its history.

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