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Should I refuse to pay service charge and leave cash tips?
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Although i support the RNLI, if i was a customer on the ferry, i would be annoyed that if i gave a tip, it would go to the RNLI and not the staff member without knowing in advance that that was the policy..
Wondering whether she doesn't think it's fair, or she doesn't think she should get the increase? Could be either from the way it's worded ...
Service charges cheat you and the staff . Establishments imposing a compulsory charge would not get our custom .
If you tip , always leave cash (don't put it on the card) and let other staff see you tipping . Firstly this means it will be shared and secondly they will give you good service when you return .
Somebody earlier said MSE folk were all here because they are mean . This is not so . We do understand the value of money but we are not hard-hearted !
Yeah, it's common sense. If someone is poor, they should just stop being so poor. I don't understand what's so complicated about that.
Maybe they got that job so they can support themselves through an education that will enable them to pursue a career at some point in the future? Hmm... no. I shall continue to spend £15 to eat out and refuse to leave an extra £1 at the end.
It was split directly between waiting and kitchen staff as were all tips.
Also I think leaving tips is a very bad practice because good service should be included in the price of the meal. If you start leaving tips then people expect them and people who don't leave tips are then made to look bad.
If I go out for dinner I expect to have good service included in the price of the meal. Staff shouldn't provide good service just to expect a cash bribe at the end either in the way of a tip or a service charge.