Specialist accountants, tax & business advisors to the sports sector.
Set up out of one of the leading independent firms in the region – Charnwood Accountants & Business Advisors LLP (CABA) – we are able to offer the exceptional quality of service provided to all clients of CABA, utilising the vast technical expertise available within that team & complementing that with a sports-specific advisory team headed up by an elite athlete.
This enables us to provide proactive, tailored service plans that fit the needs of sports professionals & related businesses with a focus on their unique priorities.
With a particularly close working relationship with our large sports portfolio, the value added across the range of businesses includes far more than the standard compliance services & we pride ourselves on being seen to be part of the ‘team’ rather than an outsourced service provider.
Want to know more about how we can work with you?
What we Offer
Below are just some of the ways we can help support your business:
Discovery meeting: competitive cycle, income/funding sources, planning & advice on tailored structure/setup.
Life cycle planning: potential, competition, post-competition.
Setup business structure.
Access to hosted workshops & seminars.
Compliance services: Personal tax return.
Compliance services: Year-end accounts, business tax return & annual returns.
Phone & email support throughout the year, including via WhatsApp.
+ Year-end review & planning meeting.
+ Annual payroll.
+ Review & support with annual funding/APA declaration.
+ Mid-year planning meeting.
+ VAT registration & support.
+ Monthly update call.
Sports Related Businesses
A detailed review of the business to date, structure, goals, challenges faced & immediate priorities. Understand the area of focus of the business, including ownership structure, financing & future plans including growth, investment requirements & exit strategy.
Consider the appropriateness of the current business structure, ensure this fits with the overall plans of the business from a commercial perspective whilst maintaining tax efficiency.
We will create a bespoke Service Plan focussed on the specific requirements of the client. All plans will include completion & submission of annual accounts, tax returns, confirmation statements & other annual return requirements as standard.
Value added services our sports-related business clients see exceptional value from include; research & development claim maximisation & support, board representation, collaborative projects across our network, investment readiness, grant & funding (including Innovate UK) support including applications, grant compliance, certification & audit. And much more!
These can be included within an agreed Service Plan or on an ad-hoc basis to suit the client’s circumstances & stage of business.
All Service Plan packages include access to hosted workshops & seminars throughout the year.
"As an innovation-led sports tech Company, a network of skilled and enthusiastic peers is important to us. This melting pot of colleagues and connections has certainly given an edge to our work throughout the years."Chris Ruddock, Lead Engineer & Managing Director, INCUS Performance Ltd.
"They understand the demands of working in sport and the financial benefits and constraints that we might find ourselves in. We would recommend to any athlete wanting to keep on top of their finances."Martyn & Kate Rooney
"I cannot express how much we value them as part of our team as we continue to grow our business and would highly recommend them to anyone looking to use a modern-day accountant."Mark Gamble, Director, All Courts Ltd.
"They understand the nuances of the sport world, ensure we are thinking both short and long term, and make the process as stress free as possible!"Stef Reid MBE & Brent Lakatos
"A pleasure to deal with; always providing efficient, tailored advice based on the particular business & personal requirements."James Gibson MBE, Director, James Gibson Performance Consultancy Ltd
"Helpful and thorough regarding taxation, end of year accounts and general queries. They have made a sustained effort to understand the nuances of our business."Ross Weir, Innovation Director, Progressive Sports Technologies Ltd
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