Can Manchester’s New Night Czar Make Tipping Fair?
After a local restaurant was shamed for taking waitstaff tips, Parklife founder and newly appointed Night-Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord hopes to introduce a “gold standard in tipping.”
People Are Protesting Harrods for Keeping Its Waitstaff's Tips
The London department store has been accused of pocketing 75 percent of the tips earned by staff in its cafes and restaurants.
Why Waiters Are Racing Through London's Soho with Trays of Prosecco
London’s Soho Waiters Race dates back to the 1950s and sees local waitstaff run through the streets holding a bottle of fizz balanced on a tray. “The waiters are part of the community,” explains race volunteer Tim Baros. “We want to build relationships...
A Restaurant Was Fined for Dressing Waitresses in Bikinis
An unnamed restaurant in Hanoi was fined last week for having waitresses who were dressed only in bikinis serve drinks to customers.
Are British Restaurants Screwing Waitstaff Out of Tips?
The recent media furore over the tipping policy of some of Britain’s largest chain restaurants came as a shock to many, but for those in the industry, the headlines are saying nothing new.