Tag Archives: Tips

Is it time to kick the tip into touch?

Conservatives are instinctively reluctant to interfere with the affairs of business; so it’s a sign of just how frustrated the Government has become with the practices of foodservice operators around service charges that it has felt the need to take matters into its own hands. Last week, as reported by Footprint, the Department for Business,…
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The tipping point

WHY RESTAURANTS ARE pushing for more regulation on how they handle employees’ tips. By David Burrows                   It's not often that a business sector will push for red tape, but that’s exactly what the British Hospitality Association is doing. The BHA wants a new law to ensure restaurants…
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BHA pushes for tipping transparency law

THE BRITISH Hospitality Association has called for a new law to ensure restaurants and hotels provide clearer information on tips and service charges. The move raises questions about the success of the industry’s voluntary code on tipping transparency, which has been in place for six years.   A number of high street chains have been…
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Pizza express ‘pinching tips’

PIZZA EXPRESS is not alone in charging staff an admin fee for tips they receive through credit cards.                     Though Unite has cast the spotlight firmly on the 430-strong chain, the practice is “more widespread than we would like”, said the union’s food and drink sector…
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