Arthur has vast knowledge and experience in the retail sector. Now retired, much
of his career was centred around financial and administration systems and procedures.
He worked as an internal auditor for a high street retail group in the tailoring
trade, carrying out audits throughout the UK, then continued as a training office.
He was an also an internal auditor for an international blue chip company in the
vending trade carrying out audits throughout the UK. He has experience as a commercial
administrator for an international firm of consulting engineers.
Arthur and his wife have been foster carers for 18 years and he has extensive knowledge
of safeguarding and the relative procedures.
He has many years experience in pastoral work and counselling both to groups and
individuals, previously serving as a board member for a charity helping young people.
Arthur is purpose driven and has a real desire to see people reach their full potential.
Allan initially trained for Ministry in the Church of England. He then joined the
Inland Revenue where he was assigned to their Training Centre and taught personal
tax before completing a tour of duty as Chief Inspector of Taxes (Claims) Branch
Charity Division, specialising in the taxation of exempt bodies. He was the Inspector
in charge of liaison with the Charity Commission and the Registrar of Friendly Societies,
The Capital Taxes Office and Registrar of Trades Unions.
On leaving the Inland Revenue, Allan joined Peat Marwick Mitchell, (KPMG), becoming
National Director of Charity Taxation. He then joined Coopers and Lybrand, followed
by Binder Hamlyn’s charity unit in London to formulate the charity tax department.
Currently a director of OMNIS TAX Consultancy Ltd, Allan is responsible for the charity
advice, tax and VAT practice of the OMNIS group of firms and advises a number of
charity clients that are household names, as well as small local charities. He mounts
training sessions for trustees and senior charity staff members.
Real Deal Plus is a company limited by guarantee Company No 7886315 Registered
Charity No 1148731
John has worked within Health and Safety whilst employed by the Health & Safety Executive
supporting HM Inspectors with public liaison, relevant literature and other resources.
Having previously gained a NEBOSH certificate in Occupational Safety and Health and
served as a Health and Safety Officer in another company, he had a good base of skills
to function within the dept accompanying inspectors on site visits to assess health
and safety breaches within work places.
He has served as the Vice-chair for a charitable organisation providing health support
to residents of a deprived housing estate in South Bristol helping employed staff
with funding applications, setting up new projects, setting budgets and reviewing
policies. Projects included helping victims of domestic abuse, health support for
the elderly and immobile and giving culinary skills to local people in our community
He has served as a school governor for a SEBD school catering for the needs of some
of the most challenging pupils from the local catchment drawing on his health and
safety experience to assist with site inspections, risk assessments and support to
the head and the senior management team which included a visit from OFSTED.
Since 2018 he has served as an elected councillor within Whitchurch Village Council.
football teams and become a highly respected youth coach and mentor in the North
East. Trevor is passionate about equality and equal rights, which let him to be
an ambassador for Show Racism the Red Card. Show Racism the Red Card (SRtRC) is the
UK’s leading anti-racism educational charity. It was established in January 1996. To
this day SRtRC continues to utilise the high-profile status of football and football
players to help tackle racism in society and has also expanded into other sports.
The majority of the campaign’s work involves the delivery of educational workshops
to young people and adults in schools, workplaces and at events held in football
stadiums. Across the UK, SRtRC provides educational sessions to more than 50,000
individuals per year.
Trevor and his wife currently run a successful property maintenance company, working
with several of the UK’s leading commercial landlords. Trevor’s sons all play football
and he enjoys watching them play for their current teams in his spare time.
Trevor experienced life to its full as a professional footballer from the age of
16, playing at the highest level in England and receiving caps for both Jamaica and
England. Having represented 29 teams in his career, and making over 350 appearances
in The Football League between 1995 and 2008. After his playing career ended, Trevor
has continued to manage several