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Tips, gratuities, cover and service charges: proposals for further action

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


We're seeking your views on proposals to ensure the treatment of tips, gratuities, cover and service charges is fair and transparent.


Consultation description

We believe that all discretionary payments for service should be subject to 3 broad policy objectives:

  • clear to consumers that they are voluntary
  • received by workers
  • clear and transparent to consumers and workers in terms of how the payments are treated

The consultation document includes:

We’re seeking views on our proposals for further action.