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Sam Al-Hamdani

Richer Sounds - one of the Fair Tax Mark accredited high street retailers

Can you avoid the tax avoiders?

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Tax avoidance; a huge issue that’s not going away. Tax matters. It helps to fund vital public services, and when paid fairly, ensures a level playing field for businesses large and small. Our research found that seven in ten of the public would rather shop (69%), or work for a business (70%) which can prove it’s paying its fair share of tax; and three quarters (74%) supported a call for all companies of all sizes to publicly disclose the taxes they pay in the UK. Yet despite these sentiments, the growing market worth of the most notorious tax avoiders show…

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BCC polling shows support for tax compliance

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Polling released by the British Chambers of Commerce yesterday indicates that many businesses want more support to be tax compliant. We welcome and echo the call from the BCC for extra investment in both HMRC’s crackdown on tax avoidance and tools to enable easier compliance by business. Numerous companies seek to do the right thing and are proud to pay their fair share of corporation tax. Like most of the public, they find it distasteful that less scrupulous competitors are trying to steal a march by not paying their due taxes. Responsible tax planning is a matter for business big…

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Ethical Screening and Ethical Investors show commitment to fairer finance with Fair Tax Mark accreditation

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Ethical Screening Ltd and Ethical Investors Ltd have announced that they are joining a growing list of organisations that have achieved the Fair Tax Mark, putting them alongside AMT Coffee, Lush, The Co-op, Ecology Building Society, Richer Sounds, Timpson and SSE. Michael Head, Managing Director of Ethical Screening, said: “We are delighted to have obtained a top score and the Fair Tax Mark, as a business we have always recognised the importance of fulfilling our tax obligations fully. Our message to other businesses would be: why wouldn’t you? We will be displaying our Fair Tax Mark with pride and would…

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Earl Shilton Building Society delivers more for members with Fair Tax Mark accreditation

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Earl Shilton Building Society has announced that it joins a growing list of organisations that have achieved the Fair Tax Mark, putting them alongside AMT Coffee, The Co-op, Richer Sounds, Timpson and Unicorn Grocery. Earl Shilton was founded over 160 years ago – members paid their first subscriptions on 3rd January 1857. It aims to provide simple to understand financial service products to meet members’ needs. Neil Adams, Finance Director of Earl Shilton Building Society, said: “Earl Shilton Building Society has always paid its fair share of tax and considers that taxation in all its forms is an important contribution to…

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Convivio mark Public Service Day by announcing Fair Tax Mark accreditation

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Convivio, a digital strategy team specialising in work for public services, have announced that they are joining a growing list of organisations that have achieved the Fair Tax Mark, putting them alongside AMT Coffee, the Co-op, Richer Sounds, Timpson and SSE. Public Service Day celebrates the value and virtue of public service to the community, and this year falls within Fair Tax Fortnight, which celebrates those companies which pay the right amount of tax, at the right time, in the right place. Sam Al-Hamdani, communications manager of the Fair Tax Mark said: “We have long held that it is important…

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Trades Union Congress gain Fair Tax Mark as finale of the UK’s first Fair Tax Fortnight

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The Fair Tax Mark is pleased to announce that the Trades Union Congress (TUC), has been accredited with the Fair Tax Mark, demonstrating their commitment to paying the right amount of tax, at the right time and in the right place. The accreditation comes at the close of the UK’s first ever Fair Tax Fortnight, which has also seen high street favourites, Timpson Group, announce their Fair Tax Mark accreditation and the release of new research about the public’s attitude to tax and good corporate conduct. The TUC has gained the Fair Tax Mark accreditation as part of its commitment…

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Wild Things Drama becomes first performing arts business to secure Fair Tax Mark

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During Fair Tax Fortnight, Wild Things Drama has become the first performing arts business to secure a Fair Tax Mark. Wild Things Drama has achieved Fair Tax Mark certification, demonstrating their commitment to paying their fair share of corporation tax and reporting on their practices transparently. Wild Things Drama was established in 2010 to teach drama, singing and musical theatre dance to children and young people aged 3–18. The company runs drama schools in Oldham, Saddleworth and central Manchester, and employs twelve staff across Greater Manchester. Nancy Monaghan, Director, Wild Things Drama said: “We are proud to contribute to the infrastructure…

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Drama company is playing it fair

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Wild Things Drama has achieved Fair Tax Mark certification, after demonstrating their commitment to paying their fair share of corporation tax and reporting on their practices transparently. Oldham Chronicle | 12 June 2018

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Timpson Group accredited with Fair Tax Mark

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The Fair Tax Mark is delighted to announce that the Timpson Group (which includes high street businesses Timpson, Johnsons the Cleaners, Snappy Snaps and Max Spielmann), has been accredited with the Fair Tax Mark, demonstrating their commitment to paying the right amount of tax, at the right time and in the right place. Retail Times | June 9

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