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Governance

Sutton United Football Club is a wholly-owned entity of Sutton United Football Club Limited. Company number 519334 registered in England and Wales.

Sutton United Football Club is run by a management executive committee comprising the Club CEO, COO, Head of Finance and  a subset of directors. In addition a Senior Leadership Team is responsible for day-to-day operational matters headed by the COO and also composed of a subset of directors and key staff. In addition representation of supporters and the community is recognised with the Club Supporter Liaison Officer and Head of Sutton United Foundation also being members. The chairman of the club is currently Bruce Elliott, with Adrian Barry as vice-chairman.

Sutton United Football Club Limited is a limited company with clearly defined objectives. Its shares do not trade on any exchange and any transactions or transfer of share ownership must be approved by the board of directors, as well as adhering to the regulations of the Football Association and the English Football League.

There is no majority shareholder but four shareholders, Nawaf Al Shammari, Tim Allison, Gary Otto and Civitas, Sutton, LLC hold a significant interest (i.e. 10% or over) in the shareholding of Sutton United Football Club Limited.

The board is responsible for the club’s long-term strategy and financial position.

Directors

Tim Allison, Patricia Carr, Martin Copus, Bruce Elliott, Benjamin Hautt, Michael Joyce, Philip Letts, Gary Otto.

Sutton United Supporters’ Trust is a legally registered body that holds shares in Sutton United FC Ltd. The Trust works closely with directors and officers to achieve mutually desirable goals.

CSR Report 2014

CSR Report 2022

Policy Documents

Safeguarding Policy

Customer Charter and Complaints Procedure

Equality, Diversion and Inclusion policy

 

Covid Spectator Charter

Ground Regulations

Unacceptable Behaviour

Health and Safety

Environment

Showing Respect

Sutton United is a FA Charter Standard Community Club and fully supports the FA’s Respect campaign. We were the first football club in the world to receive Planet Positive status and are now proud to be holders of the Planet Mark, in partnership with the Eden Project.

Health and Safety Appointments

Director responsible for H&S/Club Covid Officer Tim Allison

H&S Adviser Kevin Thackeray

Ground Safety Officer Mike Chenery

Club Doctor Dr Sagar Patel

Club Covid Medical Officer Dr Mostafa Mohamed

EQUALITY STATEMENT
 
Sutton United Football Club is committed to and endorses the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion and strives to ensure that everyone who wishes to be involved in the Club and its activities whether as a supporter, player, staff, the local community, community outreach participant, Executive Board member, Contractor, volunteer, Partner or Supplier: 

·      has a genuine and equal opportunity to participate to the full extent of their own ambitions and abilities, without regard to their age, disability (including mental health), gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race (including colour, nationality, and ethnic or national origin), religion or belief or faith, sex, or sexual orientation. 

·      can be assured of an environment in which their rights, dignity and individual worth are respected, and in particular that they are able to relish their engagement at the Club without the threat of intimidation, victimisation, harassment, bullying or abuse.

Sutton United Football Club aims to embed Equality and Inclusion across all levels of the business and will not tolerate any form of discrimination as identified in the Equality Act 2010. Furthermore, behaviour which is deemed as bullying or harassment will also not be tolerated and will be dealt with in the same view as discrimination.

Sutton United Football Club is dedicated to ensuring a safe and inclusive environment for everybody to thrive and be the best version of themselves and has appointed a Director as the Board Equality Champion. If you feel you have personally encountered discrimination, or believe to have witnessed discriminatory behaviour, please contact the Club on EDI@suttonunited.net to make a formal complaint.
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