15% bonus for John Lewis staff

John Lewis and Waitrose staff are set for bonuses worth 15 per cent of their salaries today, John Lewis Partnership, which is owned by its 84,700 employees, cut its staff bonus from 18% to 14% last year.

John Lewis and Waitrose staff set for 15% bonus

John Lewis and Waitrose staff are set for bonuses worth 15 percent of their salaries tomorrow as the retail chain marks a rise in profits.

John Lewis Partnership, which is owned by its 84,700 employees, cut its staff bonus from 18% to 14% last year after it suffered a 4% fall in profits to £353.8 million.

John Lewis Partnership is set to announce profits of £415 million Credit: PA

But staff are poised to get a "small increase" in their latest bonuses thanks to a 17% hike in profits after a "bumper" Christmas, said retail analyst Nick Bubb.

The same percentage bonus is received by each worker in the company, from check-out assistants to chairman Charlie Mayfield.

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