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My girlfriends bonus was changed last year without

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my girlfriends bonus was changed last year without consultation to 50% being paid into the company pension> the bonus is not contracted but most years its paid .this year was a big bonus and she because shes has her own pension recived on half.She raised the matter with personel. They said they had discretion to pay it how they wished. The company secretary looked into into and said this year she is too late any way to appeal but she did raise it only 4 weeks after payment asking where her other £2500 was.Surely this is illegal
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