To ensure that we have proper representation at the Agents Review Board and with the home union governing bodies, we now more than ever need all agents to join the ARA.
The ARA is a not-for-profit organisation and these fees will help us further develop services to members, which include:
- Funding of an independent CEO
- Development of our new website to enable us to communicate with agents and help provide you with support.
It is vital that Rugby Agents in the UK and Ireland have a voice – without your membership and support we will simply be unable to do this – so please join today!
Membership of the ARA is only £120 including vat and we need these fees to help fund our activities.
You can make payment via the ARA Bank:
The Association of Rugby Agents
Lloyds TSB – Butler Place Branch
Sort Code – 30-98-97
Account Number – 02315587
IBAN: GB36 LOYD 3098 9702 3155 87
Alternatively you can send a cheque made out to The Association of Rugby Agents to The Association of Rugby Agents c/o Sarah Abt, Office Manager, Essentially – Southside, 6th Floor, 105, Victoria Street, London SW1E 6QT.
Please also send a completed application form with your up to date details – this can be either posted, or emailed to Sarah Abt at – Sarah.Abt@essentiallygroup.com.
Where your membership funds go?
Funds are raised for ARA activities by a combination of membership fees, commercial partnerships and sponsorship. Membership fees are not only important from a revenue point of view but also ensuring the ARA is a body that represents all agents. Without ARA agents in the UK and Ireland will lose their voice and ability to have representation with governing bodies such as RFU, WRU, IRFU, SRU and the RPA, Pro 12 and Premiership Rugby.
- The employment of an independent CEO at £500 a month was a priority to help drive the ARA forward and ensure independence at the top of our organisation.
- Our new website has been developed in line with other sites such as the RPA and includes not only Rugby News, but also news from our industry; as well as a knowledge centre for agents, advice on all aspects of our industry, offers and useful contacts.
- ARA members only login Knowledge Centre packed full of valuable information and resources to help Rugby Agents:
- Agents Fees & P11D
- Agents Player Contract
- Agents Regulations
- EQP Guidelines
- IP and Media Rights
- Other RFU Regulations
- Player Regulations
- Regional Academies Overview
- Registered Agents List