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‘Inspired by Starbucks’ self-employed UK builder goes Fair trade

‘I’ve pledged to record my labour on at least one job a month – but not if it’s something like a whole extension’

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Posted: Dec 7th, 2012
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Starbucks to present HMRC with giant cardboard cheque in publicity coup

Starbucks is to counter bad publicity about its corporate greed with a series of meaningful events that will engage the public with their favourite coffee brand, culminating in a photo opportunity featuring a giant cardboard cheque, made payable to HMRC.

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2012
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Starbucks introduce new ‘Fairtax’ coffees

‘This new Fairtax range will help to make those who sit in our cafes, reading Kindles, updating Facebook statuses and pretending to write novels, feel that much better about themselves. Especially if they’re on a Vodafone network.’

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Posted: Nov 26th, 2012
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Starbucks outperformed by lay-by sandwich van

four customers a month can't be wrongPete’s Baps, in a lay-by just off the M4, has once again reported greater profits than Starbucks.

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Posted: Nov 18th, 2012
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Starbucks customer reconsiders order in desperate bid to impress barista

his cup almost ranneth overJim Nelson, an office worker in Farringdon, decided against placing his usual Starbucks order of creamy Mocha Hazelnut Frappuccino plus a giant Smarties cookie as part of a desperate attempt to impress the coffee shop’s new 23-year-old employee whom he described as ‘the heart-stopping girl of my dreams’.

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Posted: Sep 25th, 2012
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