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'I lost £50 when diners left without paying'

'I lost £50 when diners left without paying'
Tuesday 18
3:1 2019

Image copyright Getty Images Sarah wasn't even in the building when a table she had been serving left without paying - but she still had to cover £50 of the bill. She had left the restaurant 30 minutes earlier, however, her manager told her she would have to split the £100 bill with the other server. "I was absolutely furious," she tells the BBC. "I broke my back for that company, working 12-hour shifts up to six days a week. I felt so undervalued." Sarah - not her real name - worked for several branches of the Filling Street restaurant ...

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BBC UK : 'I lost £50 when diners left without paying'

Summary: Waiters tell the BBC it is common for staff to foot the bill when customers walk out without paying.

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