Thousands of staff at the high street chain Next are to get a cash bonus after their boss Lord Wolfson asked for a £2.4 million shares windfall to be given to employees.
19,400 workers at the company, which is based at Enderby in Leicestershire, will receive their share of the payout in July. It's worth about one per cent of their salary.
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Dry for much of the day with possible brighter spells in the east. Outbreaks of rain will spread southwards later in the day.
Another rather cloudy and mild day. Although dry for most the odd spot of drizzle is possible, mainly over high ground.
D-Day veterans from the West Midlands were given France's highest honour today, 18 months after a pledge to award every living soldier.