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Members' Benefits

As a Member of the NTF you receive the following benefits:



Services

  • Unlimited help and advice from the NTF office. We provide a personal, direct service with an executive team who understand your working life.

  • Immediate advice on legal problems includingn employment law from the NTF's In-house Chartered Legal Executive.

  • Legal Assistance Scheme for members including Legal Expenses Insurance and helplines operated by Legal Assistance Direct.

  • Legal Representation for appropriate cases at BHA Disciplinary Panel enquiries and Appeal Board. When provided by the NTF's Legal Executive, this service is free. Alternative representation is subject to terms of the legal expenses insurance.

  • Access to advice on finance and tax with Smith Williamson Limited Accountants, insurance from Lycetts and veterinary issues from Clive Hamblin BVetMed MRCVS.

  • The services of Christopher Marriott to provide advice on Non-Domestic Rates and conduct appeals with the Valuation Tribunal.

  • Twice yearly Regional Meetings open to all members and the NTF Annual General Meeting.

  • Group discount schemes for private health care, preferential rates for debt collection and credit control with the Express Group and Debit Finance Collectons. A free second subscription to Racing UK.

  • Racing FX, as an NTF member, when you open an account, you will be guaranteed to receive the RFX minimum rate of commission on all international transactions, racing or otherwise, for the first year - the RFX Minimum Guarantee. In addition you will be offered an NTF-branded multi-currency payment card, which will link to your RacingFX accocunts once cards have been launched in 2017.

  • Free administration of the NTF Stakeholder Pension Scheme and Racing Industry Accident Benefit Scheme (RIABS) and the Death in Service Benefit.



Racecourse Metal Badges

  • Non-transferable metal badges to allow movement within the racecourse for each member and their spouse/partner in every racecourse in the country. Up to seven badges for Assistant Trainers if eligible in proportion to the number of horses in training.

  • A Trainers Car Park Label for each badge holder for entry into the trainers' car park at each racecourse in Britain.

  • NTF Members who have retired are eligible for RCA Badges; 15 years membership entitles 1 RCA Badge and 25 years an additional RCA Badge for a spouse/partner.
RCA / NTF Metal Badge Policy
Read the full policy document



Information and Publications

  • The NTF Racing Diary - the indispensable working manual for the industry. Includes complimentary live computer feed for worldwide fixtures and sales dates.

  • Bi-monthly printed Newsletter and NTF Weekly e-mail news update. Breaking news available on Twitter, @NTFnews. An archive of news articles on theh NTF blog, ntfmuse, with members' comments. Free subscription to European Trainer Magazine.

  • Access to the dedicated Members Area of the NTF Web Site for up to date forms, advice sheets and publications. Your contact details listed in the UK Trainers contact area, with a direct link to your website.

  • In January 2017 each member received the newly updated issue of the NTF Employment Manual, the bespoke manual for all employment matters.

  • Free Medication Record Books as required.

  • The NTF Code of Practice for Infectious Diseases and Biosecurity guidelines available in print and via the EquiBioSafe App available in both Android and IOS (we are grateful to the HBLB for the App).

 
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