The economic situation in Great Britain does not look good. Costs are rising while wages are stagnating. Unsurprisingly, those who have little money at their disposal are particularly hard hit. This apparently also includes "hundreds" of people who work for the British royal family. The "Sun" now reports that King Charles III. a one-time special payment of up to 600 pounds sterling, the equivalent of almost 700 euros.
Everyone who earns less than 30,000 pounds sterling a year should receive this royal bonus – i.e. around 35,000 euros. According to the reports, there are quite a few people. This salary class includes, for example, cleaning staff, part of the servants and simple servants, the so-called "Royal Footmen". In fact, there is hardly a job that is currently advertised that has a higher value.
According to "Sun", the money for the bonuses comes from the king's private assets, and the monarch does not want to use tax money for this payment. The total is said to be in the tens of thousands of pounds.
An insider is said to have revealed the exact key for the bonus payments to the "Sun". Accordingly, employees with higher salaries also get a bonus, but this should be lower. With annual income between 30,000 and 40,000 pounds, there would be a one-time addition of 400 pounds, up to 45,000 it would be 350 pounds. Individuals belonging to the royal household received £200.
King Charles III also seems to save on himself. Due to the country's economic situation, his coronation next May will be less pompous than originally planned. Charles III had a total of five ceremonial areas. deleted, the duration of the coronation and the guest list had also been shortened. Even the dress code has been adjusted - because in the king's opinion, particularly magnificent pieces, such as expensive ermine furs, belong in the museum - not in a public parade.