Tips and Tipping

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Tipping legislation a step closer to becoming law

20 January 2023 by

A bill that will ban hospitality businesses from holding back staff tips and place strict controls on how service charge is managed is on track to become law after gaining cross-party support in the House of Commons.

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Five things to be aware of ahead of new tipping legislation becoming law

19 January 2023 by

With new legislation around the management and distribution of tips and service charge expected to achieve royal assent by spring hospitality operators need to understand what changes will be required to be compliant

What now for the tips legislation? News

What now for the tips legislation?

03 June 2022 by

It may have been dropped by government, but that doesn’t mean that self-regulation of fair distribution[...]

Tipping law dropped after Employment Bill excluded from Queen's Speech News

Tipping law dropped after Employment Bill excluded from Queen's Speech

10 May 2022 by

A bill that would have banned hospitality businesses from taking a cut of staff tips or[...]

Government rumoured to have scrapped planned changes to tipping laws News

Government rumoured to have scrapped planned changes to tipping laws

05 May 2022 by

Speculation is growing that the government plans to backtrack on plans to ban hospitality businesses taking[...]

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[...]

Government set to announce changes to tipping laws News

Government set to announce changes to tipping laws

20 September 2021

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

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

The Tom Kitchin Group has appointed an independent, external HR consultancy to “investigate any complaints” and “take appropriate action” following accusations by former staff of assault, harassment and bullying.

Workers to protest lack of government action on tipping in Westminster today News

Workers to protest lack of government action on tipping in Westminster today

15 July 2021 by

Workers in the hospitality sector will stage a protest outside the Department of Business, Energy &[...]

Expert warns of 'unintended consequences' of tipping legislation News

Expert warns of 'unintended consequences' of tipping legislation

28 June 2021 by

A tipping expert has warned of “unintended consequences” that can come with legislating, following news that[...]

MP seeks to bring tipping legislation back to the forefront News

MP seeks to bring tipping legislation back to the forefront

28 June 2021 by

A new bill being brought forward by MP Dean Russell could see it become law for[...]

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[...]

Cashless tipping system Tipjar cleared for use by HMRC News

Cashless tipping system Tipjar cleared for use by HMRC

16 February 2021

Cashless tipping platform Tipjar has been cleared for use by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in a move it says could spell the end of the need for traditional tronc systems.

Covid-19 accelerates expansion for cashless tipping platform Tipjar News

Covid-19 accelerates expansion for cashless tipping platform Tipjar

20 August 2020

The rise of delivery and demise of cash prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic have served up business expansion for cashless tipping platform Tipjar.

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