1. STUC/NUS Fair Tips Survey

This survey is designed to gather information on employers' attitudes regarding distribution of tips, gratuities and service charges and to ensure legislation introduced in October 2009 is adhered to; abolishing the right of employers to offset tips and gratuities against their minimum wage obligations.

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* 1. What is your age?

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* 2. What is your employment status?

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* 3. What is your hourly rate of pay?

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* 4. Does your employer have a policy and/or guidance on distribtution of tips and gratuities?

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* 5. If your answer to Q4 is yes who it available to? (Please tick all appropriate fields)

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* 6. Does your employer charge a service charge on credit card transactions?

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* 7. If answer to Q6 is yes what percentage of the bill is retained?

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* 8. How are credit card gratuities and tips distributed?

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* 9. How are cash gratuities and tips distributed?

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* 10. As far as you are aware does your employer use tips and gratuities by staff to

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* 11. Have you ever been ordered by your employer to encourage credit card gratuities rather than cash tips?

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* 12. If you are unhappy with the arrangements for distribution of tips and gratuities would you wish us to raise this directly with the employer, or in the case of breaches of minimum wage regulations, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and local politicians. If yes please supply your employers name and address.
(Confidentiality will be strictly maintained at all times)

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* 13. If your answer to Q12 is yes, please supply your name and address. These details will be kept in the strictest confidence.

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* 14. If you are interested in knowing more about your rights at work or information on joining a trade union, please leave your email address here:

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