Tipping the scales in favour of hospitality sector employees
In the wake of Covid-19 and Brexit, the hospitality sector is navigating numerous challenges. Key among them is fair remuneration for staff, particularly in the arena of tips and service charges. Enter the "Tipping Act", groundbreaking legislation set to revolutionize pay practices from 2024. For employers, the stakes are high: hefty penalties, reputational risk, and potential legal disputes. In this article, HFW Employment Partner Michelle Chance dissects the Act, its implications, and the preparation needed for compliance.