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Why Richer Sounds cares about fair tax

Richer Sounds, the award-winning high street retailer, is Fair Tax Mark accredited. Here, they explain why they care about fair tax. Why did Richer Sounds apply for the Fair Tax Mark? Unlike certain internet giants (and others), Richer Sounds is a British company, paying British taxes, proud to be supporting the British economy and high street (with a warehouse in …

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A fair tax breakthrough in procurement

We are delighted to report that we have made a significant breakthrough in our Sourced campaign – which urged local councils to use their purchasing power to tackle corporate tax avoidance. Paul Monaghan, co-founding director of the Fair Tax Mark, explains all… In November, we reported that the campaign had been wonderfully well received, with councils across the country not …

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In January 2016, in partnership with Christian Aid, we launched the Sourced campaign … and we won!

What’s the campaign about? Sourced is about using ‘sourcing’ processes – where local councils choose which businesses to use for goods and services – to encourage fair tax practices. What do local councils have to do with fair tax? Councils in England alone spend £45 billion a year buying goods and services from companies. They choose who gets the contracts, …

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We’re hiring!

Do you want to help build the fair tax business community?
Are you an accountant with experience of large and multinational businesses’ accounts?
Then we want to hear from you!

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What a year! Our Christmas round up

We’ve had a busy year, with new companies accrediting, lots of parliamentary action, councils backing the Fair Tax Mark and lots of firsts! Here are our top 5 highlights from 2016 – with plenty more to come next year!

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Tax revolution continues with first Scottish accountancy to win the Mark

Crunchers Edinburgh has become the first accounting service in Scotland to be accredited with the Fair Tax Mark. It is also the second accountancy practice to win the Mark, signalling a change in the sector on responsible tax practices.

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With our help, councils are tackling tax avoidance

In January, Christian Aid and the Fair Tax Mark launched the Sourced campaign – urging local councils to use their purchasing power to tackle corporate tax avoidance. And we’re thrilled to announce it’s been a resounding success!

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MPs congratulate SSE on their fair tax stance

We’re pleased to announce FTSE 100 listed energy company SSE has gained the Fair Tax Mark for the third year in a row, winning praise from MPs Caroline Flint and Meg Hillier.

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Fair Tax can help small and medium businesses stand out

Tax is a great area for small and medium businesses to stand out from competitors and win over consumers. We explain how you can get the Fair Tax Mark and answer frequently asked questions.

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Staff outside Unicorn Grocery

Q&A with Unicorn Grocery

Unicorn Grocery is Manchester’s foremost co-operative grocery business, selling a wide range of affordable, fresh and wholesome food. They were named the Soil Association’s Best Independent Retailer of 2016 and are proud to have added the Fair Tax Mark to their awards. On why they applied for the Fair Tax Mark We applied for the Mark because we are committed …

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