Tips and Tipping

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Wake-up call: Get ready for the new tipping legislation

11 August 2022 by

The government is planning to make it illegal for businesses to take a cut of staff tips. Peter Davies tells what you can expect from the bill

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Cameron House workers demanding fairer tips system

10 August 2022 by

Around 60 workers at Cameron House Resort in Loch Lomond are understood to be demanding a fairer tips system at the property.

Wadadli Kitchen ‘embarrassed’ and 'deeply saddened' over late tips payments News

Wadadli Kitchen ‘embarrassed’ and 'deeply saddened' over late tips payments

28 January 2022 by

Garfield Hackett, director of Wadadli Kitchen, has said he is “deeply saddened by letting our staff[...]

Hospitality businesses to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips News

Hospitality businesses to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips

24 September 2021 by

Hospitality businesses are to be banned from taking a cut of staff tips or service charge[...]

Government set to announce changes to tipping laws News

Government set to announce changes to tipping laws

20 September 2021 by

The government will soon make an announcement on changes to the law around how hospitality tips[...]

Tom Kitchin Group appoints consultancy to 'investigate complaints' and overhauls tips system News

Tom Kitchin Group appoints consultancy to 'investigate complaints' and overhauls tips system

19 July 2021 by

The Tom Kitchin Group has appointed an independent, external HR consultancy to “investigate any complaints” and[...]

Expert warns of 'unintended consequences' of tipping legislation News

Expert warns of 'unintended consequences' of tipping legislation

28 June 2021

A tipping expert has warned of “unintended consequences” that can come with legislating, following news that a bill is being brought forward to enshrine in law that all tips must go to staff.

MP seeks to bring tipping legislation back to the forefront News

MP seeks to bring tipping legislation back to the forefront

28 June 2021

A new bill being brought forward by MP Dean Russell could see it become law for all tips in hospitality establishments to go to staff.

How to get ready for the cost of the new tips bill Advice

How to get ready for the cost of the new tips bill

17 June 2021 by

Operators will soon have to pass on tips to staff without deductions, so it will pay[...]

Hospitality workers could see massive financial hit if tipping becomes the latest pandemic victim News

Hospitality workers could see massive financial hit if tipping becomes the latest pandemic victim

15 April 2021 by

Sacha Lord has launched calls for an industry-wide fair tipping policy, warning that ​a forecasted decline[...]

Cashless tipping system Tipjar cleared for use by HMRC News

Cashless tipping system Tipjar cleared for use by HMRC

16 February 2021 by

Cashless tipping platform Tipjar has been cleared for use by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in[...]

Covid-19 accelerates expansion for cashless tipping platform Tipjar News

Covid-19 accelerates expansion for cashless tipping platform Tipjar

20 August 2020 by

The rise of delivery and demise of cash prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic have served up[...]

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Leroy the latest restaurant to call time on discretionary service charge

07 July 2020

Leroy in east London has become the latest restaurant to stop adding a discretionary service charge to bills, explaining “if you want to eat in a quality place it will cost you more, but you will also be doing better[...]

Reduced furlough and lack of tronc could see wages fall below 60% News

Reduced furlough and lack of tronc could see wages fall below 60%

28 May 2020

Concerns have been raised that furloughed hospitality workers could see their pay fall below 60% if the exclusion of tronc is exacerbated by the chancellor tapering off support.

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