Kent Asda workers' share of £1million payout
by business editor Trevor Sturgess
Asda staff across the county are celebrating their share of a
£1million bonus payout.
Workers at stores and depots in Gillingham, Sittingbourne,
Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Gillingham achieved a "superbonus"
of £437 after exceeding their business targets.
The £1.174m pot will give other full time employees a £255
bonus. It is the seventh year in a row that Asda has paid a bonus,
signalling the business has shown growth despite tough
economic conditions and fierce competition with other
Hayley Tatum, executive people director for Asda, said: "Our
store and depot colleagues are the real heroes of our business and
I'm delighted that we are able to reward their efforts in this
She added: "They have done an amazing job for our customers day
in day out and I am incredibly grateful to them for their
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