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Reorganisation: No "substantial reason" for removal of Christmas bonus

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    Selfridges Ltd v Wayne and others EAT/486/94 (0 other reports)

In Selfridges Ltd v Wayne and others the EAT upholds an industrial tribunal's decision that an employer had failed to show a sufficient economic justification for its decision to stop paying a Christmas bonus, to which employees were contractually entitled. Accordingly, the employer's reason for terminating the contracts of employees who would not agree to the change did not amount to "some other substantial reason" justifying dismissal, and the dismissals were unfair.