Morrisons rewards employees with 6% annual bonus for the next 12 months

British supermarket Morrisons will pay its full-time employees a 6% bonus for their hard work during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

All of its front-line employees will receive the bonus quarterly for a period of 12 months. This represents an average annual bonus payment of £1,050, compared to the average bonus payment of £351 in 2019.

Recently recruited permanent and temporary employees, who joined Morrisons due to its recent Covid-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic recruitment drive, are also eligible for the bonus, as well as employees that are ill or have been instructed to self-isolate.

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Additionally, front-line salaried managers at Morrisons will receive a bonus which equates to twice the amount of their average bonus earnings.

Clare Grainger, group people director at Morrisons, said: “Our highly valued employees have stood tall amidst the coronavirus pandemic, playing their full part in feeding the nation. We want to thank every single one of them for their continued hard work during these unprecedented times by paying a much higher guaranteed bonus for the whole year in recognition of their effort.”