Vivian Woodell, CEO

Talking to the Phone Co-op

The Phone Co-op is an independent consumer co-operative based in Manchester, Chipping Norton and London. It is the only telecoms provider in the UK that is owned and run by its customers. The Phone Co-op operates nationwide, providing fixed and mobile telecommunications services to over 23,000 residential and business customers, including other co-operatives, charities and third sector organisations.Since 2012, when …

Read More
Ben Reid, CEO

Talking to the Midcounties Co-operative

A pioneer Fair Tax Mark organisation, the Midcounties Co-operative talked to the Fair Tax Mark about why they wanted to be one of the first holders. As a values led and ethical organisation, we believe that we should pay the taxes that are due and not engage in aggressive tax avoidance schemes, even if legal. In 2013 we formalised this …

Read More
Richard WIlcox, MD

Talking to the Unity Trust Bank

Unity Trust Bank is a specialist bank for organisations in the social economy providing day-to-day banking and much needed affordable finance to civil society organisations, including charities, social enterprises, community and voluntary organisations, CDFIs, councils and trade unions across the UK. Founded thirty years ago on strong principles of social responsibility, it continues its commitment to growing a fairer society today. …

Read More