Wickes reclaims bonuses

DIY retailer Wickes is suing two of its former employees for the return of bonus payments totalling £136,000. The claim by Wickes Building Supplies is against former director Leslie Rosenthal, who headed their buying department, and senior manager Christopher Miles, and is for repayment of their bonuses following accounting irregularities. Rosenthal is facing a claim for repayment of an £85,000 bonus, and Miles is being sued for repayment of £51,200. Wickes is represented by Linklaters & Paines.