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Nando’s Tax Strategy – Financial year ending 27 February 2022

Introduction

A warm welcome. From the get-go, some quick housekeeping:

1. This document applies to the Nando’s Group Holdings Limited (NGHL) tax strategy. A list of who makes up NGHL appears at the end of this document. When we refer to ‘Nando’s’ or the ‘Group’, it includes all of them.

2. The strategy applies from the date of publication (year-ending 27 February 2022) until a new one takes its place. 

3. ‘UK Taxation’ refers to the taxes and duties set out in paragraph 15(1) of the Schedule. It includes income tax, corporation tax, PAYE, NIC, VAT, insurance premium tax and stamp duty land tax. 

4. When we talk ‘tax’ or ‘taxes’ or ‘taxation’, we’re referring to UK taxation and all the corresponding worldwide taxes and similar duties we’re legally responsible for. 

Our Tax Strategy

Approach to tax affairs

Nando’s policy is to maintain its tax affairs responsibly and transparently. Nando’s doesn’t enter into transactions simply to secure tax advantages.

Approach to tax risk management

Nando’s may never get enough of PERi-PERi Chicken, but when it comes to tax, the Group’s appetite is low-risk.

Nando’s actively seeks to identify, evaluate, monitor and manage risks through a risk control framework. As a result, tax risks are reviewed regularly and if appropriate, are escalated to the Board for consideration.  The group employ appropriately qualified personnel and controls are also in place to ensure compliance with all applicable legislation.  Finally Nando’s routinely takes independent advice and undertakes external reviews to ensure compliance with legislation.

Approach to governance in relation to UK tax

The Nando’s Group Holdings Board of Directors have final oversight of and responsibility for tax. To this end, Nando’s recognises how important it is to have checks and balances in place to make sure the Group is able to comply with its tax strategy.                                

Nando’s has a transparent relationship with HMRC. To make sure they’re kept in the loop of important happenings taking place, Nando’s communicates with HMRC personnel and also has periodic face-to-face meetings with them.

Entities covered by this tax strategy 

  • Nando’s Group Holdings Limited
  • Nando’s Group Limited
  • Nando’s Finance Limited
  • Nando’s Chickenland Limited
  • Nando’s Limited
  • Nando’s Grocery International Limited
  • Nando’s Chicken Limited
  • Vicar Lane Bradford Limited
  • Broomco Chando’s Limited
  • Broomco (4061) Limited
  • Nando’s Restaurant Group Holdings Limited
  • Nando’s Sub Continent Holdings Limited
  • Nando’s Brand JV Co Limited
  • Nando’s Services Limited