With over 1 in 3 marriages now ending in a divorce, more and more couples are thinking of entering into a pre-nuptial agreement than ever before. These agreements are usually associated with America or Europe but are becoming more common in the UK too. Now...
Government Investigation into Employee Tips
The Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, has launched an investigation into abuse of tipping, as part of the Government’s initiative to make sure workers are paid fairly.
The announcement follows recent media reports that some major restaurant chains are withholding a proportion of the money left by customers for waiting staff in order to cover administrative costs.
The consultation seeks information on current practice in relation to tips, gratuities, cover and service charges and also welcomes views on the Government’s role in improving practice in this area. It will then decide if action is needed to ensure that employers do not withhold from tips anything other than credit card administration and payroll charges.
The consultation closes on 10 November 2015.