We are keen to identify these individuals for an ongoing investigation into Scientology’s Office of Special Affairs (OSA), their involvement in the disruption of a peaceful protest under ‘Fair Game’ and Scientology workers’ rights to work in the United Kingdom.
Scientology Sunderland has just 3 staff members and is visited by an average of 5 people a day, an undercover visit by Scientology Business can reveal.
Mid-Sussex District Council have opened an investigation into the Church of Scientology after Scientology Business revealed they failed to notify the local authority of their upcoming IAS event, due to take place 3rd – 5th November 2023.
Yesterday, we broke the news that after a four-year hiatus, Scientology’s annual IAS event is expected to take place next month at their UK headquarters in Sussex. A poster, leaked to Scientology Business by an insider, confirms the gathering is due to take place on the weekend of 3rd – 5th November 2023 at Saint Hill Manor, with the leaker explaining the expectation inside Scientology is that Church leader David Miscavige is due to travel to the UK to host the event in person.
Scientology’s UK bank NatWest, which was fined £264 million in 2021 for failing to prevent money laundering, has issued a statement after allegations emerged of the Church engaging in credit card fraud.
Former Sea Org executive Chris Shelton today released an insightful interview with Scientology Business editor Apostate Alex discussing Scientology’s financial records, tax exemption and fraud.
The UK Charity Commission has today confirmed its decision to refuse Scientology tax exempt status cannot now be appealed, upholding its view that “the Church of Scientology is not established for the public benefit“ Following a Freedom of Information Act request [continue reading…]
Following a lengthy investigation, Scientology Business has uncovered a complex web of corporations and shell companies used by the Church of Scientology to mask its multi-million dollar UK operations. Primarily functioning through the Australian-registered Church of Scientology Religious Education College Inc [continue reading…]
Since being rejected by the Charity Commission in 1999, Scientology has operated in the United Kingdom through an Australian-registered charity called COSRECI (Church of Scientology Religious Education College, Inc). As such, their revenue is considered ‘foreign income’ and is exempt from [continue reading…]
Since being rejected by the Charity Commission in 1999, Scientology has been required to pay taxes on its activities in the UK. This includes business rates on its properties, VAT (sales tax) and corporation tax, which is currently set at 25% [continue reading…]