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Giving young athletes the skills, knowledge and confidence they need for dual-career opportunities through educational workshops, industry advice and online learning resources

Property Investment

Knight Frank provide the first ever opportunity for professional athletes to learn, grow and lead in an environment of endless possibility.

Knight Frank's Life Skills programme is designed to provide you with everything you need to confidently launch a dual-career in real estate and is unique in its structure that unifies both residential and commercial rotations. This gives you an unparalleled breadth of opportunities and allows you to explore a diverse range of projects. 

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Culture, Strategy & Change

Hemsley Fraser support and empower sports organisations and their athletes with the ability to learn new skills, engage with development tools and overall run a more effective workforce. They also host a variety of educational initiatives to offer guidance on culture, strategy and change delivered through learning, as well as offering HR teams across sport the opportunity to communicate with staff and members through a holistic approach to communication, learning and engagement.

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Accounting & Tax

MHA Carpenter Box is an award-winning firm of accountants, tax and business advisers.

 

Their specialist team of sports specialists advises and supports high performance athletes achieve their financial and business goals. We understand the diverse needs of athletes and work closely with their managers, agents and advisers to provide a holistic approach to their requirements. 

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Foreign Exchange

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Argentex educate athletes on the financial considerations of setting up their own business and allowing them to take full advantage of their secure and bespoke Private Client services when exchanging currencies.

Argentex provides bespoke, cost effective currency solutions to clients across the globe and understand how important it is for sports individuals to have access to sound, trusted advice and tighter pricing. 

Wealth Management

FLM have been helping successful individuals plan for their future for the last 25 years, entrusted with over £1 billion of their client's money with each service being backed by guarentees.

 

Through Life Skills, FLM support in building professional athletes a roadmap and help keep them on track. They have a diverse, dynamic, and technologically enabled team who help their clients to get the most out of life and focus on educating athletes on all areas of financial planning and ensuring they have financial security for life.

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Building a Personal Brand

LinkedIn provide professional athletes with the ability to enhance their personal brand and manage connections throughout their playing career.

LinkedIn gives athletes a professional business identity as well as their status as an athlete, an insight into other industries they may be interested in and is a great way to build a strong business network that may open new opportunities.

FAQs

What is Life Skills?

As an extension to PSN's global player care network, the Life Skills programme engages directly with young professional athletes to offer further support and provide them with other skills that can benefit them alongside their professional sports careers.

Life Skills comprises of educational workshops, both live and virtual, that complement athletes’ existing curriculums within their formal education and their clubs.

With the primary focus of athletes to forge a professional career in their sport, Life Skills guides young athletes through their journey and provides employability opportunities, industry advice and learning resources that give athletes the skills, knowledge and confidence they need for dual-career opportunities in addition to careers after sport.

How is Life Skills delivered?

Premier Sports Network works closely with sports organisations to build a programme that operates around existing schedules, to deliver tailored content for your specific audience and work with you to ensure our sessions add value to your players and current education offering. 

Our sessions are delivered by industry experts and leading brands and are available both face to face and virtually, with an emphasis on interactivity and the sharing of insights and expertise.

Life Skills is complementary for all clubs, simply choose the topics you would like to engage with and get in contact with us to arrange your sessions.

I am an athlete, how can I get involved?

If you are an athlete and you are interested in the Life Skills programme, you can email Amy Ward, Head of Education at Premier Sports Network at amy@premiersports.agency or request to join our private Linkedin group here to network with other athletes.

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