CCPR Seminar & workshops for Clubs
8 June 2003

The Central Council of Physical Recreation is organising two events which may be of interest to clubs.

The first consists of three workshops, to take place after the Annual General Meeting on 15 July 2003. The programme can be downloaded (see links below) and you will see there is no charge for CCPR members. The charge for Non members will be ?20 including VAT.

The second one is a seminar, this is the first (which is being held in London) of many being held in the regions on tax breaks for clubs, CASC's. This is in partnership with the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and there is no charge.

For further information please contact Sibley Pyne on

Community Amateur Sports Clubs:

Do you wish to know about a new initiative designed to give your club tax breaks? The Chancellor of the Exchequer in the Governments 2002 Budget announced new measures to save you money. The CCPR in partnership with DCMS will be holding a two hour seminar on Wednesday, 16th July in London, where you can learn more.

to download the seminar programme and application form (Microsoft Word document)

?Risk and Liability? ? Stephen Bourne, Home Office Active Community Unit, will outline the proposals of the Government?s Insurance Cover Working Group, which has sought practical solutions to the insurance problems facing voluntary sector organisations. Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss and respond to the proposals, and consider how they might benefit sport and recreation.

?Private Action, Public Benefit? ? Margaret Vallance, Home Office Active Community Unit, will provide an update on the results of the review of the charitable and not for profit sector, including Community Interest Companies outlined in the Strategy Unit report published in September 2002.

?The Corporate Experience? from Non Government Organisations to Big Business ? Mike Kingston, Herbert Smith Head of Corporate Paris will be looking at the challenges facing national governing bodies in managing the tensions between good corporate governance and exploitation of commercial rights.

to download the workshop application form (Microsoft Word document)