Many sports clubs in Scotland operate as an unincorporated association as it is the easiest, cheapest and the most flexible way of operating. However, as the club grows and becomes more successful, we are often asked if clubs should revisit this structure and choose to incorporate.
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The employment status of elite performance athletes has been examined in a recent Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) case between Jess Varnish and British Cycling. If Varnish had been deemed to be an employee (and/or worker), the immediate impact for funded sport would have been significant.
The Belgian Pro League has become the first to cancel the remainder of its games. At present, there is no confirmation of what will happen in Scotland, however, regardless of the decision ultimately reached it is unlikely to be met with universal approval. If the decision is to follow the Belgian Pro League example it may well lead to disputes and ramifications for years to come.
For many employers and employees, following the closure of schools having children at home will become a challenge. Many employees have been working from home; many have not been able to. There are certain key legal points to have regard to, and build on, in making decisions and setting policy.
The UEFA European Championship (Scotland) Bill going through Parliament seeks to achieve a number of objectives, including protection of UEFA’s commercial rights and prohibition of ticket touting while matches are taking place in Glasgow next summer. What's in it?