Coronavirus: Pay ecologists and environmental managers or risk losing them, says CIEEM

The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) has urged the government to support seasonal ecologists and environmental managers during the coronavirus lockdown or risk losing them from the sector altogether.

In a letter sent to the Treasury this week, the professional body representing ecologists and environmental managers urged the Chancellor of the Exchequer in these “extraordinary times”, to make a package of support measures available to self-employed environmental professionals during the Covid-19 crisis.

According to the letter, signed by CIEEM president professor Max Wade and chief executive Sally Hayns, the livelihoods of many freelance and sole trader ecologists in the year ahead could be hit due to the seasonal nature of their work.

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