Events

South West Business Expo

The TPA attended the biggest business exhibition in the south west. With nearly 4,000 people in attendance our stand was a hive of activity. It was great to meet so many people who were familiar with our work and were eager to lend their support to future campaigns. Read more...

North East Business Expo

TPA CEO John O'Connell, Kieran Neild and Harry Fone promoted the work of the TaxPayers' Alliance at the North East Expo in Newcastle. It was a great opportunity to chat to business owners about the numerous tax and regulatory challenges they face. Many were angered that excessive taxation limited how... Read more...

Basildon Business Expo

Grassroots Campaign Manager Harry Fone and Grassroots Assistant Kieran Neild-Ali visited the Basildon Business Expo to promote the work of the TaxPayers' Alliance. Specifically, they were there to highlight The Bumper Book of Burdens on Business which exposes just a handful of taxes and regulations that hinder British entrepreneurs.The response... Read more...

Ashfield & Mansfield Action Day

We joined forces with TPA supporters in Ashfield and Mansfield to hold their local councils to account. Our research showed that councillors' allowances in Ashfield and Mansfield were sky high when compared to other Nottinghamshire councils. Despite having the smallest population out of all Notts councils, over the last three... Read more...

Freshers' Fair at Durham University

Following the release of the University Rich List, the TPA team visited the Durham University Freshers' Fair to speak to students about the report. All were shocked to learn that the vice-chancellor of Durham, Stuart Corbridge, was paid £301,431 in 2017-18. They were even more surprised when they discovered that... Read more...

Stand Against Socialism at Durham University

Grassroots Campaign Manager Harry Fone spoke to speak to students at Durham University about our Stand Against Socialism campaign. At the Durham Union Society, he was joined by writer Dr Ben Irvine and lecturer Dr Nikos Sotirakopoulos to discuss why socialism is becoming popular again and what we as free... Read more...

Launch of the Bumper Book of Burdens on Business

On Monday, 23rd September, we were joined by entrepreneur and living legend Barry Hearn to celebrate the launch of our latest report, The Bumper Book of Burdens on Business. The report outlines the bureaucratic regulations and taxes such as VAT, business rates, fuel duty and corporation tax which are stifling innovation, productivity,... Read more...

"Lose the Levy!" Action Day in Bristol

Our team visited Bristol to campaign against the introduction of a workplace parking levy (WPL). Nottingham introduced one in 2012, charging businesses with 11 or more staff parking spaces, £415 per space, per year! We firmly oppose another stealth tax being introduced in Bristol and our Lose The Levy campaign... Read more...