Is there an implied duty to disclose allegations of misconduct?

What should you do if your employee has been suspended for gross misconduct from a second job you did not know they had? Should this affect their employment at your organisation?

Changes to regulation of companies

An overview of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 for FA affiliated clubs structured as limited companies.

New CASC Regulations 2015 – Will your Club still comply?

The CASC (Community Amateur Sports Club) rules changed with effect from 1 April 2015.
Existing CASCs have a 12 month period of grace to see …

April Changes and News

By way of reminder we have summarised below employment related changes taking effect this month.

Shared Parental Leave

Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Shared Parental Pay …

Upper Tribunal clarifies VAT rules on ‘business’ activity

The tax case has clarified when a charity is running a business for VAT purposes.
The Problem
Longridge on the Thames (Longridge), a watersports activity charity …

Historic Breaches of Contract

Can you take employment action based on an historic incident? Find out in this recent case.
The Problem
You discover that one of your employees, whilst …

Fit for Work advisory scheme has been launched

A website has been launched for the Government’s new initiative on sickness absence; the Fit for Work scheme. This scheme has been launched after …

Use of County FA Helpline on the increase

The County Football Association Legal Services Helpline (Helpline) run by Muckle LLP which aims to provide quick, commercial advice on legal …

Solidarity Contribution

By Craig Hope, Daily Mail, in conversation with John Devine
Junior clubs could be missing out on thousands of pounds from the transfer of their …

Commercial Partners: Sponsorship or CSR?

As annual sponsorship budgets have been tightened in the past few years, it has become increasingly difficult for sporting organisations, particularly at amateur and …