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What makes a tax haven?

When King Charles acceded to the throne, he inherited a collection of crown dependencies and overseas territories. A legacy of empire, the economies of these small islands barely register on the global stage. But collectively, they make up the world’s largest network of tax havens.

Ranging from Jersey and Guernsey in the Channel to the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, they are important cogs in the offshore mechanism…

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Why do we need a Tax Justice Sunday?

Tax Justice Sunday (during Fair Tax Week) has been running for several years now, as part of the JustMoney Movement’s Church Action for Tax Justice campaign.

We work with individuals and congregations across the UK churches to promote the idea of tax as a fundamentally good thing and our ability to pay it as something to celebrate…

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Wrexham Chauffeurs go the extra mile for financial transparency by gaining Fair Tax Mark

Wrexham Chauffeurs has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark, joining the movement of businesses committed to financial transparency and responsible tax conduct. Wedding cars, guided tours and a “White Glove” delivery service for transporting artwork or official documents are available through Wrexham Chauffeurs North Wales-based Wrexham Chauffeurs is a professional, licensed Private Hire Service offering transport across the UK, including …

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Fairtrade pioneer AgroFair becomes first Dutch multinational to gain Fair Tax Mark

AgroFair has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark, becoming the first multinational head-quartered in the Netherlands to secure accreditation to the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. AgroFair is a global distributor of Fairtrade and organic bananas, with sales of over €100m per annum. Its Oke and Latin Pride brands are on sale across Europe, New Zealand and Korea - …

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Award-winning journalists, ESG leaders and tax justice experts to speak at first Fair Tax Week events

The Fair Tax Foundation is pleased to open up registration for the first Fair Tax Week webinars, which will bring together accomplished and engaging speakers on a variety of topics related to corporation tax. Fair Tax Week is a recognition of the businesses and organisations that are proud to promote responsible tax conduct, and a celebration of the positive contribution …

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Huge boost for UK Fair Tax Councils as London Assembly Members call for Mayor’s support

A unanimous cross-party vote by London Assembly Members puts Greater London in pole position as the UK’s number one regional fair tax champion. Assembly Members of the Greater London Authority (GLA), which oversees an annual budget of nearly £15bn, have come together to ask the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, to back responsible business tax conduct. It makes the GLA the first …

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Fair Tax Foundation to partner CSR Sweden and Lund University on “The World’s First Online Course in Corporate Taxation and Sustainability”

The Fair Tax Foundation is developing a Fair Tax Mark learning module for “The World’s First Online Course in Corporate Taxation and Sustainability”. Launching in May, and aimed at international enterprises and professionals, the new course is a partnership between Lund University School of Economics and Management and CSR Sweden. It aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of …

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Lendology CIC adds to ethical credentials with Fair Tax accreditation

Lendology CIC has secured its first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, joining the global Fair Tax family of businesses. Based in Somerset, England, Lendology are a not for profit community interest company and social enterprise lender. Working with local authorities across the South West, they help homeowners access council-funded home improvement loans. The low cost loans can be used towards energy …

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Rotherham Councillors

North of England drives Fair Tax Councils numbers to record high

The number of Fair Tax Councils continues to grow at a wonderful pace - with 46 municipalities backing fair tax practices across the UK, an increase of 170% since the beginning of 2022. There are now Fair Tax Councils in every nation and region across the UK. City of Doncaster are the 46th Fair Tax Council Growing support in the …

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Mother first global advertising agency to secure Fair Tax Mark

Mother has been awarded the Fair Tax Mark, becoming the first global advertising agency to secure accreditation to the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. An independent creative company, Mother employs more than 500 people across offices in London, New York, Los Angeles, Berlin and Shanghai. Mother was founded in 1996, and has since created award-winning creative campaigns for global …

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