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7 January, Protest at Harrods: stop stealing your waiter’s tips!



from United Voices of the World, Come and demand that Harrods stops stealing their waiter’s tips! Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2 PM – 6 PM @ Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, SW1X 7XL London.

Harrods steals up to 75% of the 12.5% service charge it adds to the bills of diners in its luxury restaurants, in which a steak can cost up to £300.

That 75% means that every year the Qatari royal family, which owns Harrods, is taking up to £5,000 worth of tips from every chef, waiter and porter. Taking any percentage of the service charge, which customers think is going to the waiters, is unacceptable. Taking up to 75% is an utter disgrace. (more…)