Royal assistants “think outside the box” to enact new ways of working for The Firm amid the corona virus crisis, a source has revealed.
Royal family coaching staff would ‘look ahead’ to ensure that members such as Queen, 93, Prince Charles, 71 and Prince William, 37, can ‘go digital’ during the crisis.
The source said Vanity Fair That work is underway to help royals hold engagements and meetings online, revealing, “No one wants to hang out doing nothing, so we’re figuring out other ways to do things. Digital is now the way forward. ‘
It comes after an unprecedented photo of the Queen speaking to Prime Minister Boris Johnson by phone was released yesterday, as Prince Charles was announced to have tested positive for the virus.
Assistants ‘think outside the box’ to ensure the royal family can continue to work at home amid the coronavirus outbreak
The source said the family followed guidelines regarding social distance and isolation, but are determined to keep working as normally as possible.
They explained that assistants were looking ahead in the coming months and how the royals could work in the near future.
While the royal family often attended in-person meetings and meetings, the source said those ‘on the technical side’ were currently working furiously to ensure the work could be done online.
Rescuers must think ‘out of the box’ to manage the situation and work to ensure that the working method is ‘weeks if not months’.
A source told Vanity Fair that “ things are changing ” in the way members of the royal family work as the coronavirus crisis continues (photo, Kate Middleton, 37, and Prince William, 37, while visiting an NHS 111 center last week)
Meanwhile, while many meetings and appointments have been canceled in the coming weeks, the royals would like to keep in touch with their patronage.
The source said they were determined not to abandon their charities and were busy writing letters to their protégés to assure them that they still have their support.
Despite the challenges of the situation, the source said the sentiment among the royal staff was positive.
They said, “Spirits are high and the feeling is that if we can’t do something like we used to do, we have to figure out another way to do it.”
The news comes when it was announced that Prince Charles, 71, has tested positive for the virus, while wife Camilla has tested negative
Meanwhile, Clarence House also released a statement asking fans to reconsider sending royal letters or cards at this time, due to ‘reduced opportunities’ in the household.
The household normally covers communications for Prince Charles and Camilla, as well as the Cambridges and the Sussexes.
It is as it turned out that Prince Charles is working ‘as usual’ at his desk today, despite the fact that he has coronavirus.
The 71-year-old Prince of Wales has a ‘mild’ form of the disease and is on the Balmoral estate with his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, who has tested negative and has no symptoms of the virus, which was infected 465 and up to so far 9,500 in the UK.
Meanwhile, Buckingham Palace handed a photo of the Queen on the phone to the Prime Minister in an effort to calm fears about her health.
Royal assistants would work furiously on the ‘technical side’ to ensure that the monarchy can continue to operate normally, with some talk of moving engagements online
It comes after the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who moved with their children to their home in Norfolk, had to ‘renew their jobs’ in response to the crisis.
They recently visited NHS 111 to thank the staff for their help, while Prince William was also the first member of The Firm to speak to the nation during the crisis in a video released last week.
Earlier this week, an expert claimed that during the Corona virus crisis, Prince William would “play the role of statesman” and lead the royal family’s efforts to support the nation.
Speaking to the Australian website 9 Honey, Katie Nicholl said the move was “significant,” adding that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were the “best-placed” members of the royal family to be “pillars” for the nation at this time.