Will tips law finish troubled firms?
- Tips for the chop? // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;3/7/2002, Vol. 191 Issue 4212, p34
Presents information on tipping. Debate over the use of service charges to augment the minimum wage of employees; Difference between tips and bribes; Information on the tipping policy at the Dean Court Hotel in York, England.
- Tips reform serves up fresh challenge to restaurants. Allen, Andy // People Management;9/18/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 19, p14
The article reports on the reaction of Martin Couchman, deputy chief executive of the British Hospitality Association, to an announcement made by the British government in August 2008 that eateries would no longer be able to use service charges to make up a worker's minimum wage. Couchman warns...
- Tipping point. Earls, Etly // Caterer (2055-7817);10/24/2014, p28
The article offers information on the tipping and service charges issues faced by the restaurant and hotels of Great Britain. It presents the views of several notable people related to reduced tipping and services charges including minister Andrew Percy, Peter Davies, employment tax director at...
- travel: q&a. Stephenson, Marissa // Shape;May2008, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p52
The article provides an answer to a question of what the appropriate tip for a hotel concierge is.
- HOW'S BUSINESS. // Travel Agent;12/9/2002, Vol. 310 Issue 10, p18
Presents trends related to tourist trade. Survey comparing the generosity of men and women on tipping; Method of assessing hotel cleanliness; Travel preferences by grandparents.
- The Americas. Murphy, Tim // Conde Nast Traveler;Aug2009, Vol. 44 Issue 8, pB5
The article offers advice on tipping in the Americas. Tipping customs vary widely in Latin America, and workers still appreciate tips even if they do not expect them. At restaurants in Canada, customers may give a tip of 15 to 20 percent of the bill, depending on the service. At hotels in Chile,...
- Minister 'looking into' tips as wages. Sharkey, Gemma // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;4/10/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4522, p10
The article reports that the British government could get involved in the issue of the legal practice of using waiting staff's tips to top up the national minimum wage. Labour Member of Parliament (MP) Jim Sheridan claimed consumers were subsidising unscrupulous employers, backing the unions'...
- Annabel's tronc ruling will have little impact. Druce, Chris // Caterer & Hotelkeeper;6/19/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4532, p8
The article discusses the impact of the use of non-cash tips to hourly staff wages of employees in the hospitality industry in Great Britain. Even if HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) succeeded in overturning a decision by an employment tribunal in September 2007 on the wages of employees at Annabel...
- HAVING WORDS WITH Yakup Ulutas. Walkup, Carolyn // Nation's Restaurant News;10/9/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 42, p58
The article presents an interview with Yakup Ulutas, a restaurant manager and founder of the web site www.fairtip.org. When asked about his hopes of changing current tip practices by imposing a mandatory 20% service charge on restaurant transactions, Ulutas said that it is aimed towards allowing...