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Q&A with Fresh Eyes – People to People travel

We talk to Fresh Eyes – People to People Travel about their Fair Tax Mark Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? Fresh Eyes – People to People Travel is committed to just, fair and responsible travel that is transparent and accountable. Fresh Eyes believes that it is essential for travellers, tour operators, host communities and suppliers, to …

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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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Damion Viney, Crunchers South London

Q&A with Crunchers South London

Crunchers South London were the first accountancy practice to achieve the Fair Tax Mark. We talk to their director Damion Viney about why they chose to get the Fair Tax Mark. What made you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? As an accountant, I’m highly aware of the importance of taxation. I’d been following the various ethical issues around it …

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Steph Gray, Managing Director, Helpful Technology

Q&A with Helpful Technology

Helpful Technology is a digital development company, working with a wide range of clients across the public sector and private businesses. We talk to Managing Director Steph Gray about why applied for the Fair Tax Mark. Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? I heard of the Fair Tax Mark through one of our suppliers, Bytemark Hosting and thought …

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Q&A with The 8th Day

The 8th Day is one of Manchester’s longest running worker co-operatives. Since the 1970s, it’s been providing quality food and goods. Its growing business now includes a well-loved cafe and events programme. Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? We applied for the mark because as a business that makes an effort to trade in a more ethical way, …

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The Ecology Building Society offices

Q&A with Ecology Building Society

We talk to the first building society to gain the fair tax mark, Ecology Building Society, about why they chose to get the Fair Tax Mark Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? While tax remains a controversial area for many, Ecology Building Society are proud to be the first building society awarded the Fair Tax Mark, which …

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The Co-operative Group receive their accreditation

Q&A with the Co-operative Group

The Co-operative Group is the latest business to be Fair Tax Mark accredited. We talked to them about why they committed to be a Fair Tax Mark business  Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? The Co-operative Group applied for the Fair Tax Mark as it felt like a natural fit for how the Group approaches its tax …

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Q&A with Marshalls

Marshalls is a complete external landscaping, interior design, paving and flooring products business Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? We viewed the Fair Tax Mark scheme as a natural step for Marshalls as the Group’s tax philosophy has long been closely aligned with the Fair Tax Mark’s objectives. We aim to achieve transparency and we hope the …

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Mike Constantine OBE

Q&A with Lush Cosmetics

Mark Constantine of Lush talks fair tax from Fair Tax Mark on Vimeo. Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? Lush Ethics Director Hilary Jones says: “At Lush, we believe that we should pay a fair tax in each of the countries in which we operate. Lush wants our customers to have a safe living environment, to have …

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SSE workers

Q&A with SSE

    SSE was the first FTSE100 company to gain the Fair Tax Mark. We talked to their Finance Director Gregor Alexander about the process Why did you apply for the Fair Tax Mark? SSE’s Finance Director, Gregor Alexander says: “Taxes are the way that every member of society makes a contribution to the cost of providing the public services …

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