The Magic of the Circus – PSTAX sponsors SEN children to attend charity, Circus Starr

This January, PSTAX is proud to partner with UK charity, Circus Starr, to bring magic and unforgettable memories to ten deserving children with special educational needs (SEN). On Saturday 20 January, these children were treated to a dazzling Circus Starr performance at the Mick Jagger Centre in Dartford, local to our head office.

Circus Starr is an incredible charity that provides support and joy to children facing various challenges. Whether it’s disability, disadvantage, or simply the pressure of navigating additional learning needs, Circus Starr offers a sanctuary of magic and wonder. Their inclusive shows, which tour across the UK annually, cater to all abilities, ensuring every child feels welcome and embraced. They bring the very best in circus talent from around the world to families in difficult circumstances, letting them marvel at acrobatics, gasp at illusions, and lose themselves in the world of wonder, leaving worries at the door.

Each child sponsored by PSTAX has also received a specially curated sensory pack filled with items to enhance their enjoyment of the show and day-to-day life. From a story that goes through a step-by-step journey of sensory changes they may encounter, to a story including stickers, sparkly material, cellophane and tickets, these packs provide comfort and engagement for the children.

“We’re thrilled to have played a part in creating happy memories for these children and their families at Circus Starr. At PSTAX, we believe in investing in the well-being and happiness of our community”, shared Nick Burrows, Managing Director of PSTAX.

“The positive impact of this partnership extends beyond the smiles and shared excitement. By supporting Circus Starr’s vital work, PSTAX contributes to a broader mission of inclusivity and understanding. This collaboration also underlines our commitment to social responsibility and making a difference in the community”.

For children and families facing challenges, opportunities for fun and unbridled joy are often limited. PSTAX’s contribution has ensured that Circus Starr can continue spreading happiness and creating heartwarming memories for families who need it most.

Circus Starr, and their amazing work, reaffirms the power of community, reminding us that together, we can create a brighter world, one smile at a time.

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Nick Burrows

Written by Nick Burrows

Nick has nearly 30 years of working with and supporting public sector bodies with VAT and indirect taxes, starting at HM Customs and Excise and then as in-house VAT Officer at Hampshire County Council. Since moving to advisory firms, Nick has had senior public sector VAT roles at RSM Tenon (now RSM), KPMG, and PSTAX (since 2014). He has led VAT advice nationally on a wide range of public sector issues and helped shape HMRC policy in several key areas.

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