Thanks so much for all the words of encouragement. Here's the link to my interview on BBC Radio 4's You and Yours last week and for those that have hearing impairment, just ask me for the transcript: email@example.com
To: Amazon UK
Amazon - play fair with TheGivingMachine Charity
Stop cutting our income by 80% and give us the rates you publicly state on your website for everyone so we can restore vital income to thousands of great causes.
Why is this important?
Amazon partner with thousands of other websites and businesses and pay sales commissions for the sales that generates for them. Their standard rates start around 5% and go up to 11%.
When TheGivingMachine.co.uk first started working with Amazon, they paid us the standard rates but for some reason, they didn't like the fact that we gave away our income to schools, other charities and community groups all across the UK.
Amazon cut our % from 5% to 3% and then more recently to 1%.
This is an unfair business practice and we need your help to get that changed.
Please sign up and help Amazon understand that this is wrong and they should restore this vital income to thousands of great causes across the UK.
Why does this matter? Over £400,000 in charitable income has been lost so far and this affects thousands of smaller organisations, many too small to be charities, across the UK but serving some of the most vulnerable.
It is wrong that "for profit" businesses can make at least 5x as much income from Amazon than we can - all because we want to make the world a better place.
co-founder and CEO
TheGivingMachine is a registered charity (1159320) and a company limited by guarantee (09017447 England)
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