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Grant or Contract? Why does it matter?

Background
In September 2003 Woking Borough Council (Council) and Woking Museum and Arts and Crafts Centre (Centre), a registered charity, entered into an agreement whereby …

Important VAT savings available

Zero rating for value added tax
Significant money is given by the Government and the Football Association to improve facilities for playing football and other …

Holiday pay

The Problem
So off I go on holiday to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean; an escape from the office for a precious two weeks’ …

The end of employment tribunals? Not yet anyway!

The introduction of fees is having a profound impact on the number of claims being lodged at the Employment Tribunal and therefore employers, including …

New National Minimum Wage levels

Changes to National Minimum Wage have been implemented on 1 October 2014.
There are different rates of national minimum wage for four categories of worker:

Standard …

CIOs – do you know enough about them?

The (not so) new “charitable incorporated organisation” is becoming a popular vehicle for grassroots sports clubs.
It is now 21 months since the Charity Commission …

Muckle LLP finishes first for England Athletics contract

We are delighted to announce we have beaten competition from specialist law firms up and down the country to secure a two-year contract with …

Muckle LLP Top Tier for Sport say Legal 500

It’s been another good year for us. We have doubled our top tier rankings in this year’s Legal 500 thanks to our “second to …

Reforms to Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) Legislation

HMRC undertook a review of the CASC scheme last year, culminating in a Summary of Responses, which identified the need for a number of …

Health & Safety Executive published new guidance for Sports Clubs

The Health & Safety Executive has published important new guidance on running a safe sports club.  This is intended to counter misunderstandings about what …