honesty box


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honesty box

n
(Commerce) a container into which members of the public are trusted to place payments when there is no attendant to collect them
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honesty box

n Büchse, in der man Geld hinterlässt, wenn niemand da ist, um es zu kassieren, → Kasse fdes Vertrauens (esp E Ger)
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Police are now seeking information to help track down those responsible and have urged anyone who operates an honesty box to beware.
"I would also advise anyone using an honesty box scheme to be aware that opportunist thieves have been operating."
Porth Iago, Gwynedd "When I first visited the Llyn Peninsula's prettiest beach, back in 1998, access was along a muddy track to a clifftop field with an honesty box.
An example of this is that when you place a picture of eyes near an honesty box, donations increase.
Boxing at the Rob Roy gym begins with an honesty box.
The simplest is to have an honesty box system (as many farmers do) with a suggested donation, with the cash going to a good cause.
An honesty box for donations may be placed in newly refurbished toilets in Knighton, the town council has said.
In essence we are looking at an honesty box on the border."
The Hollies Farm Shop was established in 1959 as an honesty box at the roadside.
Diners will be asked to order as normal but instead of paying at the end of the meal, will make a donation to the Honesty Box.
If Chris is not on site when you arrive to fish, please use the honesty box which is located in the porch of the fishing lodge where you will also find a full copy of all the winter prices.
Money is to go in the honesty box at the car park, with 20 per cent being awarded Chas and 20 per cent to Gargunnock Community Trust.