Tipping

Why I Am Giving Up Tipping, Part II

Jeff Salmon | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jeff Salmon

In countries where tipping is not the norm, the general understanding is that tipping is a reward for those who go above-and-beyond to offer a top-quality service. However, the Japanese, for example, suggest that the employer is paying good money for their staff to do precisely that - and surely that work ethic cannot be faulted.

Why I Am Giving Up Tipping - And You Should Too

Jeff Salmon | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK
Jeff Salmon

It has taken me 61 years to realise: I'm an idiot. Up to now, I've always been a generous tipper... But I've finally come to my senses and now find the habit dated and downright embarrassing for both tipper and tippee.

Tipping in Support of the Arts - Did You Ever Suspect the Likes?

Orlagh McCarron | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Orlagh McCarron

Unlike the States your tip does not make up our pay packets but they do go a long way to making our job a damn sight less sufferable and your dining experience subsequently a helluva lot more pleasant - with the right attitude in both camps it's sure to be a win/win situation.

Is a 20+ Race Schedule a Bridge Too Far for F1?

Todd McCandless | Posted 31.12.2011 | UK
Todd McCandless

With the announcement of the new Grand Prix of America in New Jersey for 2013, the focus gets narrower as McLaren's Martin Whitmarsh shares his concer...

Italian Barmaid To David Cameron: Carry Your Own Cappuccino

Posted 01.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A barmaid has made a name for herself, but no tip, after telling Prime Minister David Cameron he could carry his own cappuccino d...