Aon offers bonus delay to avoid 50% tax

Bonus time

According to the Guardian, Willis is also understood to be considering whether to delay paying bonuses until April. 

After 6 April the top level of income tax will drop to 45% from 50%.

In a statement, Aon confirmed: "Qualifying UK employees were given the option of deferring their 2012 bonuses from March to April 2013. Approximately 250 employees, 4% of the UK employee base, elected this option."

Last week, investment bank Goldman Sachs undertook an about turn on its own plans to defer bonuses

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