The ATA is part of a group of companies and there are robust government arrangements in place.  The ATA and Apprentice Training Agency are trading names for Sporting Education Limited with is a Company Limited by Guarantee.  There are 2 Company Directors, Matthew Lord and Amy Lalla. 

Matthew Lord and Amy Lalla also own Let Me Play Ltd. (LMP), and both companies are governed by an Advisory Board. 

About LMP

LMP, established in 2004, is a group of companies focused on education and social impact, working together to bring about positive, sustainable change.

The various divisions of LMP service schools, businesses and individuals across the UK through Apprenticeship Training & Recruitment, Wraparound Care, Alternative Education, Employability Support and Residential Camps.

Let Me Play encompasses LMP Education, the trading name for our Apprenticeship Training Provider which supports nationwide apprenticeship training delivery funded by the Apprenticeship Levy and Non-Levy allocations.  Sporting Education Ltd. and Let Me Play Basketball Ltd. are sister companies, owned by the same Directors, Matthew Lord & Amy Lalla that sit within the group.

The Board

The Board is characterised by:

  • A small committed Board appointed for their skills and experience.

  • Clear Terms of Reference identifying the advisory nature of the Board and its responsibility to the company Directors.

  • A schedule of meetings with a pre-agreed agenda, written reports and timely minutes capturing key discussion and agreed actions.

  • A supportive, open and where necessary challenging culture focussed on the achievement of aspirational aims and objectives.

  • Ethical conduct which stands up to scrutiny and sets a tone for the organisation as a whole.



The purpose of the Board is to provide advisory services to the organisation, guidance on strategy and scrutiny on business operations.

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