Starbucks hit by tax protests

Coffee chain Starbucks has been hit by protests at branches across the country over its tax arrangements, despite announcing changes to its payments. Dozens of activists chanted "pay your tax" and waved placards and banners outside a London branch.

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  1. Laura Kuenssberg

Starbucks has no agreement with HMRC

Starbucks' UK boss tells me they haven't yet agreed how they'll make an extra tax payment. It could take the form of a "donation".

They haven't yet agreed with the tax man how they can actually pay tax on profits, if they don't make a profit.

Although he said repeatedly they're doing the "right thing" because customers felt "they should do more".

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