Employee fails to prove lower bonus was ‘irrational and perverse’
In this article written for People Management, Oliver Weiss, senior associate in our Employment law team, discusses how much discretion an employer has in determining the amount of a discretionary bonus.
The issue was revisited recently in the case of Patural v DB Services (UK) Ltd where a derivatives trader sought to argue that the level of his discretionary bonus was 'perverse and irrational' when compared to the bonuses received by his colleagues.
Please see the full article here.
Note that bonuses (which includes commission) will be part of the gender pay reporting requirements for large employers, details of which were published last week, click here to read more.