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    I currently work as a waiter/bar staff in a pub restaurant in Wrexham. To cut a long story short the chain who run the pub (Spirit Group) operate a policy whereby if the safe is down at the end of the night (ie not all the money that is supposed to be there according to our sales figures is actually in there) the missing money must be reimbursed by the responsible member of staff. So, tonight, two of the tills were down, one by £30, and mine by £7. As a result, I am expected to pay for money which is unaccounted for. Is this:

    a) fair?

    b) more importantly, is it legal?

    Cheers, any advice would be great.
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    What if there's too much in there?

    Does that mean you get to keep it? lol
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    Contact your local citizens advice bureau

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    (Original post by carldaman)
    Is this:

    a) fair?
    No.
    (Original post by carldaman)
    b) more importantly, is it legal?
    Yes.
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    (Original post by carldaman)
    I currently work as a waiter/bar staff in a pub restaurant in Wrexham. To cut a long story short the chain who run the pub (Spirit Group) operate a policy whereby if the safe is down at the end of the night (ie not all the money that is supposed to be there according to our sales figures is actually in there) the missing money must be reimbursed by the responsible member of staff. So, tonight, two of the tills were down, one by £30, and mine by £7. As a result, I am expected to pay for money which is unaccounted for. Is this:

    a) fair?

    b) more importantly, is it legal?

    Cheers, any advice would be great.
    Unfortunately you agreed to this policy when you accepted your offer of employment. However, it does seem unfair.
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    No it is not legal

    They can legally deduct 10% of your wages for stock/cash shortages but no more.
 
 
 
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