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The Watches of Switzerland Group makes time for the Fair Tax Mark

The Watches of Switzerland Group has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, and joins the growing movement of businesses that have achieved the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. A FTSE 250-listed company, The Watches of Switzerland Group is the UK’s largest luxury watch retailer operating in both the UK and US. The Group comprises of five prestigious …

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Catching up with…Tony Beddows at Friendly Soap

Friendly Soap, an enterprise using ancient methods to create no-waste, biodegradable and free-from soap products, first secured the Fair Tax Mark three years ago. We spoke to Tony Beddows, who leads Friendly Soap’s marketing, about their accreditation and what motivates them to get the Fair Tax Mark each year.   In what ways has the Fair Tax Mark affected customer perception of …

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Five minutes with Graham Drummond, Head of Communications

What do you enjoy most about working at the Fair Tax Foundation?  It’s important to me that my work contributes towards a positive change. I find great satisfaction in working with, and promoting, the businesses that have gained the Fair Tax Mark. They’ve accomplished something tangible and real – an independent accreditation that allows them to show their stakeholders that …

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Economic Crime Bills – once in a generation opportunity to drive dirty money out of the UK

By Paul Monaghan Fair Tax Foundation, Chief Executive Email Paul It’s a sad truth that the UK has been a global hub for illicit financial flows for decades, but there is an opportunity for this to change with today’s announcement of a pair of Economic Crime Bills. What has become known as the ‘London Laundromat’ contributes to suffering across the …

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Coventry Building Society secures Fair Tax Mark

Coventry Building Society has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, and joins the growing movement of responsible businesses who are proud to ‘say what they pay with pride’. The second largest building society in the UK, it was founded in 1884 and currently holds £53bn in assets. By securing the Fair Tax Mark, Coventry Building Society can now …

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Wolf&Player is first creative agency to secure Fair Tax Mark

Wolf&Player has today secured its first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, and joins the growing movement of responsible businesses that have achieved the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. Wolf&Player is a creative agency using the power of design to make a positive difference in the world. They work with their clients helping them better reach their audience with “projects that …

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Newcastle City Council becomes 20th UK council to back Fair Tax Declaration

Newcastle City Council has become the 20th council in the UK, and 6th in the North East, to join a growing movement of cities, towns and districts standing up for responsible tax conduct. Local authorities that approve the Councils for Fair Tax Declaration commit to leading by example on their own tax conduct, demanding greater transparency from suppliers and calling …

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Epwin Group Plc gains Fair Tax Mark

FTSE AIM-listed Epwin Group Plc has been accredited with the Fair Tax Mark, joining the growing group of businesses who say what they pay with pride. Epwin Group Plc is the leading manufacturer of low maintenance building products, supplying the RMI (repair, maintenance and improvement), new build and social housing sectors. “We’re delighted that Epwin Group has secured the Fair …

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Torfaen is first Welsh council to commit to fair tax practices

Torfaen Council has become the first Welsh council and the 19th in the UK to join a growing movement of cities, towns and counties standing up for responsible tax conduct. Covering the towns of Pontypool, Cwmbran and surrounding areas north of Cardiff in South Wales, the council has voted to approve a motion in support of the UK Councils for …

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Millboard Company and Murray Uniforms secure the Fair Tax Mark

Midlands-based The Millboard Company and Murray Uniforms, owned by The Elmdene Group, have secured their first Fair Tax Mark accreditation, the gold standard of responsible tax conduct. Manufactured in the UK, Millboard “combines British craftsmanship with the inspiration of nature to create authentic, wood-look decking that can be seen in residential and commercial settings around the world”. With over 100 …

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