Changes to termination payments tax

The way termination payments will be taxed is to be simplified with changes due in April, 2018.

Code for Good Governance

As part of the Government’s Sporting Futures Strategy, UK sporting organisations wanting to receive public funding will now have to comply with a new Code of Governance.

Dealing with a Subject Access Request

Sports clubs are increasingly being asked to respond to Subject Access Requests made by members. Does your club know how to comply?

TV Licensing updates guidance for organisations screening events

Does your club show television in the clubhouse? If so, new guidance makes clear when clubs will need to obtain a TV licence.

When are land and buildings an ‘asset of community value’?

A recent decision serves as a reminder that, if your sports club is looking to nominate land as an asset of community value, it needs to prepare a thorough and viable plan for its future use.

The PSC Register – update for sports clubs

Companies are now required to keep a register of persons who exercise significant control over the company.

Government launches consultation on corporate contributions to grassroots sport

The Government has launched a public consultation on how to expand the support that can be given to grassroots sports through the corporation tax system.

Data protection law is changing. Are you ready?

With data protection regulation changes expected mid-2018, failure to prepare now may result in the inconvenience of a last minute rush, or worse, a fine for non-compliance.

Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 receives Royal Assent

New legislation gives significant powers to the Charity Commission, reforms the regulation of charity fundraising and enables charities to make social investments.

Gift Aid on memberships: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

Guidance offered for clubs considering claiming Gift Aid on membership fees