Working as a Coach

If you are looking at this page then you are qualified as a coach and are looking at setting yourself up to work as a coach.

Coaches are employed and deployed in a wide variety of ways.  It is impossible for us to provide guidance on individual situations, however the following websites may help you to find the information that you need.

Advice on being employed or self employed?

HMRC Update - Coaches and private tutors have until 6 January 2012 to register for the Tax Catch-up Plan as part of the HMRC's latest campaign to encourage disclosure of undeclared tax liabilities. Coaches and tutors who register for the plan will have until 31 March 2012 to let HMRC know about any tax owed for the years up to 5 April 2010, and pay the outstanding amount. For more information please see -
sportscoach UK useful guidance documents -

Employment Status of Coaches - A Guide for Employers and Deployers of coaches - click here...

sportscoach UK - HMRC Responses to Employment Questions - click here...

Education courses available
GB Sport Business Essentials course - This course is a 4 hour guide on the key business and taxation issues that affect those coaching and administering a sports coaching programme/business
HMRC Advice and Workshops - HMRC run free workshops through their Advice Teams.  They can give you practical advice on the tax matters that will affect you: record-keeping, filling in and filing your tax return - and what to do if you take someone on.