The SGA blog provides thought-provoking commentary on topical stories in sports governance, developments in the legal, regulatory and business environments, and opinions from our network of experts and collaborators.


Rethink your finance and operations to prepare for the new normal

Date: 18 June 2020

Craig Jackson explores the steps organisations are taking in response to the pandemic and explains BDO's 'Rethink' model.

Tailored support to help the sports sector bounce back after Covid-19

Date: 16 June 2020

Greg Rubins, Partner at BDO, introduces a series of blogs exploring the support services available to Sport England and UK Sport funded organisations in these challenging times.

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Cascading good governance - the County FA Governance Code

Date: 18 May 2020

Sarah Nickless describes the innovative project undertaken by The Football Association to embed good governance throughout the county structure. 

Boards of the future: composition in the post-Covid environment

Date: 11 May 2020

In her final blog in this series, Imogen Sanders reflects on some of the changes to board composition that organisations should consider as they look to navigate the landscape after the pandemic.

Board recruitment during Covid-19: why and how

Date: 07 May 2020

A global pandemic may not feel like the best time to make changes to your board composition. Imogen Sanders explains why board recruitment should not be shelved in these trying times.

Board best practice - responding to the Covid-19 crisis

Date: 01 May 2020

In her second blog looking at how sports bodies can react to the current pandemic, Imogen Sanders offers tips on boards' responses to crisis.

Leadership in a crisis - common traits and the importance of soft and transferable skills

Date: 29 April 2020

In this first of a series of blogs from Perrett Laver looking at leadership in the current crisis, Imogen Sanders highlights some of the skills and characteristics that will be indispensable at the top of organisations.

Coronavirus and your AGM - some things to consider

Date: 01 April 2020

The Chartered Governance Institute's Craig Beeston outlines some of the issues facing sports organisations of all types as they consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic with the AGM season approaching.

How Sport England's new values shaped the development of the Sports Governance Academy

Date: 24 February 2020

Director of Sport at Sport England, Phil Smith, shares his ambitions for the Sports Governance Academy and discusses how this new partnership embodies Sport England's new corporate values.