KLM has asked more than 300 million euros in emergency aid to the government. These are subsidies for wage costs for the months of March, April, May. The NS is also difficult and early to approximately 70 million. Even football teams rely on the Treasury. As early Ajax almost 4 million and 2.7 million PSV.
The UWV Friday published a list of names of companies that appealed to the NOW, the Temporary Emergency Measures for bridging maintaining employment. Companies that run less revenue due to the corona crisis, get a share of the costs reimbursed.
That can add up to 90 percent of wages, depending on the loss of revenue. In the now published list involves applications and an advance on the settlement. The money is already paid, in most cases, but can be recovered later.
Companies had to make an estimate of their revenue, may change the amounts so yet. There are also companies that submitted applications, but later came forward all request to withdraw. A condition for the scheme was clear that no one would be fired.
The overall registry counts 2,048 pages. There are thousands of names on the list now published. There are companies from all sectors. Cafes which often involves thousands of euros, but also Holland Casino, that is almost 32 million euros in aid.
A hard-hit industrial company Tata Steel, which has filed about 30 million. VDL requires nearly 50 million aid spread over several companies. Vanderlande asked nearly ten million.
The tourism industry has been hit hard, according to the list. Booking.com calls totaling around 64 million euros. We are making almost no hotels, but also less go on the road. So will the Efteling 9 million and the Beekse Bergen 1:14 million. Both companies were closed for several weeks and also allow visitors are limited to.
Incidentally, there are several well-known companies with multiple names on the list. It often involves subsidiaries. As early KLM not only money on behalf of the Royal Aeronautical Society (293 406 525), but also on behalf include KLM Catering (8,475,507 euros) and KLM Cityhopper (2,724,699 euros).
Since this week, companies can also support (NOW II) applications for the period from June to August 31st. Not all companies have requested assistance for the NOW I will do so now.
Booking.com namely received much criticism for their initial application that the company decided in the second period to its own affairs caps.
The US publicly traded company booked because last year a net profit of $ 4.9 billion on revenues of 15 billion. That is a huge mark and impact many people from the sore leg.