Restaurants in the UK will soon have to give all tips to their . The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced new that will make it illegal for restaurants to keep the tips given by customers. For , many restaurants have kept most of the tips customers add to their card payments or the money customers put in tip . Some restaurants use the tips as part of a worker's . Many people in England are about this. Restaurant workers are among the paid staff in Britain and many of them rely on tips to survive. The food and drink industry in the UK is . There are over 150,000 hotels, bars and in the UK. These employ about two million people.
Many waiting staff in the UK are happy that the law is coming in. They said they were fed up with international restaurants keeping the money that was meant for waiters. The staff also said restaurant often used the tips to help pay for the chefs and staff. Workers at the TGI Fridays restaurant chain went on earlier this year because of low pay. Prime Minister May said the new law would make sure restaurant workers are treated . She said: "That's why we will introduce tough new to ensure that workers get to keep all of their tips." A for the restaurant said a new law was unnecessary because the industry makes sure working are fair