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Are companies legally required to pay staff an annual bonus or 13th cheque?

Every year between November / December (Christmas season) and January / February (end of the tax year) employers are faced with the same old challenge: employees start demanding “their” bonus or thirteenth cheque. Companies are asking “Must I pay my staff a Christmas bonus? Profit bonus? Performance bonus? Is the payment of a thirteenth cheque…