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Bonuses paid in Great Britain in 2016/7 was a record £46.4 billion

Makbool Javaid

With the first gender pay gap reporting figures, including bonuses, having to be reported by 4 April 2018 for organisations with 250 or more employees, latest ONS statistics show the value of all bonuses paid in Great Britain in 2016/7 was a record £46.4 billion. The figures show that bonuses grew by 6.5% on the 2015/6 financial year with the financial and insurance activities industry paying the highest average bonus per employee, at slightly under £14,770, while the health and social work industry paid the lowest average bonus per employee at close to zero. Bonuses as a percentage of total pay were 6.2%.

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