In addition, workers are concerned that if their union is prosecuted for violating a collective agreement, the union could go bankrupt, allowing workers to remain in collective bargaining without representation. This unfortunate situation could change slowly, partly under the influence of the EU. Japanese and Chinese companies that have British factories (especially in the automotive industry) are trying to pass on the company`s ethics to their workers. [Clarification needed] This approach has been adopted by local UK companies such as Tesco. The payment of wages contrasts with paid work in which the employer pays an agreed amount at regular intervals (e.g. B one week or one month) regardless of the hours worked, with commissions linked to the individual performance and remuneration based on the performance of the company as a whole.