David Beckham, 44, stepped down as Kent & Curwen’s business partner, despite earning a reported seven-figure deal. A source has told The Sun “contractual negotiations are still ongoing”.
They said: “He actually parted company with the business at the end of last year.
“But contractual negotiations are still ongoing.”
Reports have claimed the high-end fashion brand company has had a loss of £18 million over three years.
Express.co.uk has contacted a representative for David and Kent & Curwen for comment.
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced the scheme to help businesses during the current coronavirus pandemic.
Any employer is eligible for the furlough scheme as long as they started a PAYE payroll scheme on or before 19 March 2020 and have a UK bank account.
Businesses can claim 80 per cent of their employees’ wages from the Government, up to a maximum of £2,500 per person, per month before tax.
Victoria is understood to be paying the remaining 20 per cent to her workers, although she is not obliged to do so.