This will depend on the status of the coach – are they employed or self-employed? Clubs in particular should be very careful about issuing disciplinary proceedings against a self-employed coach – this action could suggest that the coach is actually an employee rather than a self-employed worker.Read More›
A number of clubs were penalised by the tax authorities last year for paying volunteers so called expenses because they were deemed to be a payment for services, i.e. the volunteer was in fact a worker.
This will happen if you pay volunteers for more than their actual out-of-pocket expenses and it is something HMRC will scrutinise if they decide to inspect your club or coaching business.Read More›