Tax helpline launched for cricket clubs

12th June 2013 - In response to a recent high-profile investigation into the tax affairs of cricket-clubs by the HMRC Mead Sport and Leisure Limited, the specialist cricket club insurance broker, has added a tax help-line as a standard benefit to its cricket-club insurance policy.

The service - which is free to all Mead cricket-club policyholders whose cover incepts from the 12th June 2013 - will provide a first port-of-call to clubs worried about their tax position following the recent case as reported in the Daily Telegraph.

“We are delighted to be able to offer this service to our cricket club clients.”, said commercial director of Mead, Keith Letchford.  “As cricketers ourselves, we know that most clubs are run by volunteers and often find it difficult to keep on top of their financials.  When we approached our insurers, Hiscox Insurance, about a potential solution to this problem they were only happy to help.”


For further press information:
James Simpson, Managing Director, The Marketing Campaign Company
T:  01372 807189
M: 07771 920893
E:  [email protected]

Keith Letchford, Commercial Director, Mead Sport and Leisure Limited
T:  01692 535442
M: 07857 303036
E:  [email protected]


MEAD Sport and Leisure Limited (part of the Golfguard Group) has been providing customised insurance products for the UK sporting community since the late 1990’s, with clients spread across a wide variety of activities, including angling, ice hockey, ten pin bowling, cricket, bowls, highland games, rambling and bird watching. MEAD’s parent company, Golfguard Limited provides specialised golfing insurance products for tens of thousands of Golfers and hundreds of Golf Clubs and has being doing so for over twenty five years
Hiscox Insurance is an international specialist insurer, underwriting a diverse range of personal and commercial insurance risks. The company provides business insurance