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Graham Drummond

Meter Manager Ltd gains Fair Tax Mark

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Meter Manager Ltd has today secured it’s first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. Through its MeterOnline system, Meter Manager Ltd allows domestic and commercial customers to remotely read their smart meters, as well as providing alerts and automatic reports – whether they have one meter or several thousand. Allowing clients such as councils, housing associations, maintenance and investment companies to monitor a large number of sites, MeterOnline is also suited to observing solar, hydro, wind and other renewable energy sources anywhere via PC, tablet or phone. Greg Yates, Senior Accreditation Manager, Fair Tax Foundation,…

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Fair Tax Week 2022 dates and sponsors announced

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Fair Tax Week 2022 will run from 11th – 19th June, incorporating Tax Justice Sunday on 12th June. Fair Tax Week 2022 will be sponsored by Pennon Group and Leeds Building Society. Fair Tax Week is a UK-wide recognition of the companies and organisations that are proud to promote responsible tax conduct. Championing a level playing field for businesses, the Week will highlight events and webinars through the Fair Tax Week webpage and Fair Tax Foundation social media channels. The Week will also explore how corporation tax is an important source of revenue for public services and how localities and individuals can play…

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Snap Inc. supports Fair Tax Mark going international

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We recently launched our Global Multinational Business Standard, allowing businesses headquartered outside the UK to attain the Fair Tax Mark, the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. The reception to the Fair Tax Mark becoming available to multinational enterprises around the world has been really positive, with businesses, investors and organisations celebrating the news. Snap Inc., owner of Snapchat, has issued a public statement of support. Jonathon Locascio, Senior Director of Tax, Snap Inc., said:  “At Snap, we view tax not just as a legal obligation but as a way to appropriately support the communities where we operate — in other…

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Fair Tax Mark goes international with accreditation of European energy company, Vattenfall

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Fair Tax Mark goes international with accreditation of European energy company, Vattenfall The Fair Tax Foundation today (25th November 2021) launched its new Fair Tax Mark Global Multinational Business Standard, and announced the accreditation of European energy company Vattenfall, who become the first business headquartered outside of the UK to be Fair Tax Mark certified. Fair Tax Mark accreditation is the gold standard of responsible tax conduct, but to date has only been available to businesses headquartered in the UK. With the launch of the new Global Multinational Business Standard, which has taken two years to develop, the Fair Tax…

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Mace is first international consultancy and construction company to secure Fair Tax Mark

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Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has secured its first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. From Olympic parks and iconic skyscrapers like The Shard, to state-of-the-art data centres, schools, hospitals and homes, Mace is involved in major construction projects across the world. Operating across five global hubs and driven by the pursuit of a sustainable world, they can now also demonstrate a deep commitment to responsible tax conduct. As part of the accreditation process, Mace has demonstrated strong tax rates and cash taxes paid over a number of years, as well as developing…

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We’re boosting fair tax in Greater London

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By Mary Patel Networks Manager Email Mary   At the Fair Tax Foundation we’re proud to work with businesses and local councils across the UK (and soon internationally) to help them commit to responsible tax practice and demonstrate this to others. Our localities work is generously funded by The Barrow Cadbury Trust and now, thanks to funding from Trust for London, we’re pleased to announce that over the next two years we will also be working closely with businesses and public institutions in Greater London as part of an exciting new opportunity to raise standards of tax conduct. Of course,…

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Dŵr Cymru/Welsh Water becomes first company in Wales to secure the Fair Tax Mark

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Dŵr Cymru/Welsh Water has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark certification, and joins the growing movement of responsible businesses who are proud to ‘say what they pay with pride’. Providing over three million people with water and wastewater services, Dŵr Cymru/Welsh Water is a not-for-profit social enterprise and the only water company of its kind in the UK. The Fair Tax Mark is an independent certification, which recognises organisations that demonstrate they are paying the right amount of corporation tax in the right place, at the right time. More than 60 businesses have now been certified. These include national…

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Four things that made Fair Tax Week brilliant

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By Graham Drummond Head of Communications Email Graham       Wow, what a week! Whether you joined our many webinars, shared our big announcements or just supported your local Fair Tax Mark business, you helped make Fair Tax Week 2021 one of our best yet. With companies, councils, organisations and individuals all #CelebratingFair, there was so much to enjoy and highlight. Here are four things that made the Week brilliant. We were so happy to see hundreds of people attend our varied range of webinars!  Covering topics such as why corporation tax matters, local areas standing up for fair tax…

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Ethical Property secures Fair Tax Mark and reinforces commitment to responsible tax conduct

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Ethical Property has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark certification, and joins the growing movement of responsible businesses who are proud to ‘say what they pay with pride’. Ethical Property create places for people with purpose, with 21 centres across England, Scotland and Wales housing 276 organisations that include charities, social enterprises, small businesses and not-for-profits. The Fair Tax Mark is an independent certification, which recognises organisations that demonstrate they are paying the right amount of corporation tax in the right place, at the right time. More than 60 businesses have now been certified. These include national brands such…

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Chelmsford Star Co-operative bolsters ethical credentials during Fair Tax Week

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Chelmsford Star Co-operative has today (8th June) secured its first Fair Tax Mark certification, joining the growing movement of responsible businesses who are proud to ‘say what they pay with pride’ during Fair Tax Week. Set up in 1867, Chelmsford Star has a long record of equal pay, an even gender mix and follows a set of ethical rules known as their ‘values and principles’. The Fair Tax Mark is an independent certification, which recognises organisations that demonstrate they are paying the right amount of corporation tax in the right place, at the right time. More than 60 businesses have…

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