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Business Support Day

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Sunday 2nd February, 10:00 - 14:30

Adwick Leisure centre, Welfare Road, Doncaster, DN6 7QF

The day will consist of two Club Leaders workshops, both aimed at supporting you to run your club. The day is free for BG members to attend and will be most relevant to those involved with the running of the club.

What is Club Leaders?

Club Leaders is a Sport England initiative which aims to give business and governance advice to sports clubs. British Gymnastics are working closely with Club Leaders to ensure this advice is easily accessible and relevant to gymnastics clubs.

Workshop 1 - Effective Organisation Structures

The way a club is legally structured can have a significant impact both on the club and the club’s officers personally. Get it right and a club can run effectively and may benefit financially. Get it wrong and there could be significant financial implications for clubs, its officers and members.

The seminar covers:

  • Why getting the correct structure is important.
  • The types of legal structures and the pros and cons of each.
  • Why become incorporated.
  • Other structures including CASCs, Charities, CIO’s etc.
  • Examples of who clubs have structured themselves.
  • The process of changing your clubs organisational structure.
  • Hot topics including CASC’s and CIO’s.


Workshop 2 - Developing a Business Plan

An effective business plan can help you have clear aims, help you manage your club better and also demonstrate business understanding to potential investors.

The seminar covers:

  • What a business plan is and why your club should have one.
  • Who you should involve when creating a business plan and when you should use it.
  • How to develop a plan for your club using a simple framework
  • Practical advice on what to include in your plan, how to structure it and pitfalls to avoid.
  • Examples of business plans clubs have created and used with success.


To book your place on the day please complete a  document booking form (357 KB) and return to Natalie Laws




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