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Can an employee challenge an employer’s view of their performance?


The recent High Court case Humphreys v Norilsk Nickel International (UK) Ltd reinforces the employer’s hand in determining performance-related bonuses.

It confirms that employees will struggle to get a court to overturn an employer’s decision unless it is irrational or perverse, which will in many cases be a high hurdle to overcome.

This CMS Cameron McKenna briefing takes a closer look at the case, which illustrates the tension between valuing 'inputs' and 'outputs'.

Click 'View Briefing' to read more.