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Latest Advice from Our Experts

Paying a Retainer to a Self-Employed Coach

The word retainer is often used in sport to describe a fixed fee paid by a club to a self-employed […]

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How Much is Too Little?

We come across a lot of clubs and coaches who assume that they won’t have any problems with the tax […]

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Are All Accountants Qualified?

It is not illegal for someone with no accounting qualifications to call themselves an accountant so it is important to […]

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Yorkshire LTA Fraud Highlights Need For Self Checking Procedures

The latest in a recent spate of club official frauds in sport has again highlighted the need for clubs and […]

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How Long Do We Have To Register For VAT?

You have one calendar month to register for VAT if your ‘vatable’ income from services you have provided for the […]

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Don't Assume Your Building Project Will Be VAT Free

The recent case of Eynsham Cricket Club has again highlighted the need for clubs to get advice directly from HMRC […]

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How Do We Prove We Are Not For Profit?

A not for profit sports club should ensure that has a constitution┬áthat clearly states that it is a not for […]

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Can Our Club Be Limited By Shares?

A sports club can indeed choose to incorporate as a limited company by shares but it is not advisable for […]

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Same Hours Every Week - Self-Employed?

We regularly visit clubs who have decided to employ their coach/groundsman/cleaner because they were told that they cannot be engaged […]

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Making Facebook Work For You

Many sports clubs and coaches are now on Facebook and have created a Facebook fan page for their members and […]

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