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JustTip – The Tipping Platform for your Business

JUSTTIP is a revolutionary new platform designed to make tipping service workers easy, safe, and convenient. In the post-COVID world, contactless transactions have become more important than ever, and JUSTTIP is here to help businesses and customers navigate this new landscape. In this blog, we’ll explore the features and benefits of JUSTTIP, and how it can help your business thrive.

One of the key benefits of JUSTTIP is that we separate tipping from your business revenue. With our platform, customers can easily leave a tip for their favourite service workers using contactless payment without any tax liability to the Business as well as creating transparency for your employees regarding tips.

This is especially important for your business as new legislation came in to effect the first of December 2022 around transparency in tipping (for more information see our blog post on what this tipping legislation means for your business).

JUSTTIP also enables service workers earn more money with little cost to the business. Studies have shown that workers in industries like hospitality and food service rely heavily on tips to make ends meet. By providing a fast and convenient way for customers to tip, JUSTTIP can help service workers earn more money and feel more appreciated for their hard work.

But JUSTTIP isn’t just for customers and service workers – it’s also a powerful tool for businesses. With our platform, businesses can easily track tips and payments, ensuring that all tips are accurately distributed to the appropriate workers. This helps businesses stay organised and can save time and effort when it comes to managing tips as well as being inline with legislation.

JUSTTIP is also highly customisable, allowing businesses to tailor the platform to their specific needs. Whether you’re a small coffee shop or a large hotel chain, JUSTTIP can be customised to meet your unique needs and requirements. This means you can offer a more personalised experience for your customers and workers, which can help build loyalty and improve your reputation.

Finally, JUSTTIP is designed to be safe and secure for both customers and businesses. Our platform uses the latest encryption and security technology to ensure that all transactions are protected and secure. This means you can use JUSTTIP with confidence, knowing that your data and transactions are safe and protected.

In conclusion, JUSTTIP is a powerful tool for businesses, service workers, and customers alike. By providing a fast, convenient, and secure way to tip, JUSTTIP is helping businesses navigate the new post-COVID world, while also helping service workers earn more money and feel more appreciated. If you’re looking for a way to improve your tipping process and provide a better experience for your customers and workers, JUSTTIP is the platform for you!

Tips to get more tips!

Working in the hospitality industry can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be challenging, especially when it comes to earning tips. Tipping can be a major source of income for hospitality staff, so it’s important to know how to maximise your earnings. In this blog, we’ll explore some tips and tricks to help hospitality staff earn more in tips.

  1. Provide exceptional service: This may seem obvious, but providing exceptional service is the most important factor when it comes to earning tips. Customers are more likely to tip generously when they feel that their needs have been met and that they’ve received excellent service. Remember to be friendly, attentive, and helpful, and go above and beyond to exceed customer expectations.
  2. Be knowledgeable: Another way to earn more in tips is to be knowledgeable about the products and services you’re offering. Customers appreciate it when staff can answer their questions and offer recommendations. Be sure to familiarise yourself with the menu, the wine list, and any other relevant information so that you can provide the best possible service.
  3. Build rapport: Building rapport with customers can also help you earn more in tips. Customers are more likely to tip staff who they feel a connection with, so try to establish a personal connection with each customer. Be friendly, smile, and engage in small talk when appropriate.
  4. Be efficient: In addition to providing exceptional service, it’s important to be efficient when serving customers. Customers don’t want to wait a long time for their food or drinks, so be sure to work quickly and efficiently. This will help ensure that customers are satisfied and more likely to tip.
  5. Make recommendations: Another way to earn more in tips is to make recommendations to customers. If a customer is unsure about what to order, offer suggestions based on their preferences. This shows that you’re attentive and engaged, and it can help customers make a decision more quickly.
  6. Keep it clean: It’s also important to keep your work area clean and tidy. Customers are more likely to tip staff who are organized and neat. Be sure to wipe down tables, clear plates and glasses promptly, and keep your work area clean and organised.
  7. Be personable: Finally, it’s important to be personable when interacting with customers. Customers are more likely to tip staff who they feel comfortable with and who they enjoy talking to. Try to be warm, friendly, and engaging, and take the time to get to know your customers.

In conclusion, earning more in tips as a hospitality staff member requires a combination of exceptional service, efficiency, knowledge, and personal connection. By following these tips and focusing on providing the best possible service to your customers, you can increase your earnings and build a loyal customer base.

 

The importance of tipping with rising living costs

Tipping has long been a common practice in many service-oriented industries, especially in the food and beverage sector. While the practice of tipping has been controversial and the subject of much debate, there is no denying its significance in the lives of service workers and its impact on the overall economy. In today’s world, with rising living costs, tipping has become even more important. For service workers, tips are often a significant portion of their income. While minimum wage laws ensure that workers are paid a certain amount, it’s not always enough to cover their basic living expenses. In many cases, tips can make the difference between making ends meet and falling into debt. With the cost of living constantly on the rise, service workers are relying more and more on tips to make a decent wage. Tips also play an important role in maintaining the quality of service. When service workers know that they will receive a tip, they are motivated to provide better service. They are more likely to be attentive and friendly, to take extra steps to ensure that customers are happy, and to go the extra mile to resolve any issues that may arise. Tipping is a way for customers to express their appreciation for good service, and it provides a direct incentive for workers to continue providing high-quality service.

Another benefit of tipping is that it helps to create a more equitable distribution of wealth. Service workers are often low-wage earners who struggle to make ends meet. By tipping, customers are able to help bridge the gap between low wages and the high cost of living. This not only benefits the service workers themselves, but it also has a positive impact on the wider economy. When service workers have more.

 

What does the new tipping legislation means for your business?

The new tipping legislation in Ireland has recently come into effect, with the main aim of ensuring that all tips received by hospitality workers are distributed fairly and transparently. The legislation requires that employers must provide clear information to workers on how tips are collected, distributed and managed, including who is responsible for the administration of tips, the method used to distribute tips and the frequency of distribution. Employers must also keep records of all tips received and distributed, and must not make any deductions from tips for costs or expenses incurred by the business. Under the new legislation, employers must also ensure that all tips are distributed in a fair and transparent manner, taking into account the role and duties of each worker.

This includes making sure that all workers who interact with customers and contribute to the delivery of service receive a fair share of the tips. The legislation also includes provisions for the resolution of disputes over the distribution of tips, including the appointment of an independent third party to mediate such disputes. This is aimed at protecting workers who may feel that they have been unfairly treated in relation to the distribution of tips. In conclusion, the new tipping legislation in Ireland is a positive step towards ensuring that all workers in the hospitality sector receive a fair and transparent distribution of tips. By providing clear guidance on the collection and distribution of tips, the legislation aims to promote fairness and reduce the risk of disputes.

 

What is JustTip and How Does It Work?

We’ve all been there… you’ve just had your hair done and absolutely love it… or you’ve just received outstanding service from a young and bright waiter… or the hotel concierge has just carried your 5 suitcases full of “essentials” to your hotel room (on the 6th floor and the elevator is broken) … and all of a sudden you realise; you don’t have cash! It’s awkward. You feel guilty. But who carries cash anymore?

The reality is, very few people are carrying cash these days. It’s great in a way, no more dashes to the ATM or loose change in the cup holder of your car, but one of the big casualties from this new cashless society we live in is the service workers earnings. It’s become increasingly harder for service employees to earn a living, many of whom are on minimum wage, and that’s before we even consider the astronomical inflation that we are all facing.

This is 2022 though, service workers deserve to get thanks for the hard work that they do, cashless or otherwise.

That’s exactly why JUSTTIP was founded in 2021 by Dublin based college students James and Ciara. JUSTTIP has since grown to have over 150 partners in Ireland, and the US.

JUSTTIP provides a cashless tipping solution in the form of POS terminals, and most recently, QR codes. This enables customers to tip service workers with their smart phones or credit cards… NO CASH NEEDED!

(that’s not even the best part…)

Service workers get their tips deposited DIRECTLY into their personal bank accounts, creating total and complete transparency. We even send the employees a notification when they make a tip, to keep moral high and motivate better performance.

(We still haven’t told you the best part…)

There is no cost to the employer to install the JUSTTIP system… none… zero… zilch. JUSTTIP takes a modest 5% transaction fee from each tip that is transferred, and that’s it!

We say it all the time, but it just makes sense… JUSTTIP.

To sign up to JUSTTIP today, click here.