21 Oct 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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General Managers
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle North, London Waterloo and London Alperton, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group

Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Shirley, Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Sports and Communities Events Officer
Salary: £30,311 - £33,998
Location: Based in Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Nottingham City Council
Customer Relations / Sales Manager
Salary: £20-£22K
Location: Braintree, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
General Manager - Leisure Centre
Salary: £40K + 25 days holiday, private medical
Location: Croydon, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Customer Relations (Sales) Manager
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Location: EN1 1YP, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Wet (Pool) Operations Manager
Salary: £18 - £26K
Location: TW13 5EG, United Kingdom
Company: Fusion
Sales Advisers
Salary: Competitive basic salary+Uncapped OTE to achieve £30k+ pa
Location: E14, London
Company: Be A Better You
Part-Time Fitness Trainer
Salary: £20,080 pa pro-rata (£11,473 pa for 20 hours per week)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Company: Queen Mary Students’ Union
Course Tutor and Assessor x 2
Salary: £21,000-£25000 plus bonus
Location: West Midlands and London, United Kingdom
Company: Sportwise

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in this issue

• Nuffield Health lands £330m to fuel expansion
• Experts examine referral issues
• Lancs CCC targets funds for hotel project

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20-21 Oct 2014
Total Security Summit
Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
21 Oct 2014
BASIS Sustainable Sport Conference 2014
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, United Kingdom
21-22 Oct 2014
Independent Hotel Show
Olympia West Hall, London,
21-24 Oct 2014
Trade Fair Centre (Airport), Stuttgart, Germany
22-23 Oct 2014
Showman's Show
Newbury Showground, Newbury, United Kingdom
22-24 Oct 2014
ATLAS Annual Conference
Budapest College of Communication and Business, Budapest, Hungary
Property & tenders
Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
Location: Company: Horizon Leisure
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
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News headlines
Cambridge City FC receives green light for stadium plans  
Cambridge City FC receives green light for stadium plans

By Tom Walker

Cambridge City Football Club (CCFC) has been given the green light to build a 3,000-capacity community stadium in Sawston, Cambridgeshire. The club is now free to start construction work following a final approval for the scheme from secretary .... more>>
‘Window of opportunity’ for sport to harness technology  
‘Window of opportunity’ for sport to harness technology

By Tom Walker

Sport should seize the moment and utilise “window of opportunity” to harness technology and get more people involved in sport, according to a new report. The Future Trends - Innovating to Grow Participation in Sport report by the Future .... more>>

Sport initiative to help people with mental health problems  
By Tom Walker

A new £2m programme using sport to improve the lives of people with mental health problems will be launched in England next year (2015). The first of its .... more>>
Arup selected to masterplan 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games  
By Tom Anstey

Consultancy and engineering firm Arup has won the contract to advise on venues and infrastructure for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The .... more>>
Newcastle United fans win stadium ruling  
By Tom Anstey

A supporters group for Newcastle United Football Club has won its bid to protect the club’s home ground of St James’ Park in case the stadium is ever put up for .... more>>
First projects completed under Sport England’s £18m Primary Spaces fund  
By Tom Walker

More than 600 primary schools in England have now received grants from Sport England’s £18m Primary Spaces fund to improve their outdoor sports facilities. Out of the 600, around 100 .... more>>
Floating bikeway joins pot of ideas for London cycling  
By Alice Davis

When it comes to how best to cater for cyclists in the UK’s capital, more ideas are being "floated" than ever before. The latest is the Thames Deckway, a 7-mile .... more>>
University partnership to explore links between major event legacies and politics  
By Tom Walker

A new research collaboration between University of Bath and the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in Brazil will explore the impact of major sporting events on society, politics and the economy. The new project – co-funded by a Researcher .... more>>
BBC’s Price of Football survey: ticket price increases outstrip cost of living  
By Tom Walker

The annual Price of Football survey by the BBC shows that the average price of tickets for English football clubs has risen at twice the rate of the .... more>>
Golden State Warriors set sights on 18,000-capacity San Francisco arena  
By Tom Walker

Oakland, California-based National Basketball Association (NBA) franchise Golden State Warriors has revealed the first conceptual plans of its new home in San .... more>>
By Tom Walker

There are no plans to postpone or reschedule the Africa Cup of Nations – to be held in Morocco in January 2015 – despite the host nation’s fears the event could .... more>>
Manchester United legends to kick off Hotel Football in December  
By Jak Phillips

The quintet of former Manchester United Football Club (MUFC) stars behind the highly-anticipated Hotel Football project – near the club's Old Trafford stadium – have named 8 December as the official launch date. The five .... more>>
Andy Burnham to headline ukactive National Summit 2014  
By Jak Phillips

Shadow health secretary and respected activity advocate Andy Burnham will return as a headline speaker for ukactive’s National Summit 2014 next month, one of several high-profile thought leaders due to feature. Having delivered an engaging session at last year’s summit, .... more>>
UK Sport to search Army ranks for Olympic medal hopefuls  
By Tom Walker

UK Sport, the British Army and the English Institute of Sport (EIS) have launched a new talent partnership programme aimed at identifying future Olympic .... more>>
Survey: sports participation accelerates leadership potential in women  
By Tom Walker

Majority of women executives believe a sporting background can accelerate their leadership and career potential, according to a report commissioned by the EY Women Athletes Business Network and espnW. The Making the connection: women, sport and leadership report was based .... more>>


SAPCA Game On:

Charting SAPCA's forthcoming guidelines on MUGAs and how to make the most of design consultants
Front row seat

Visiting Brazil 2014:
Front row seat

Charles Cooke, principal at sports architects Populous, reports on his experiences at the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil
Equal Opportunities

Women in sport:
Equal Opportunities

Women face a number of barriers in sport – including participation and leadership. How can sport be made more equal?

Thought leaders:

Alan Shaw, Eric O'Donnell and Dr Aileen Ionescu-Somers give their views
Prehab workouts

Fitness in sport:
Prehab workouts

Sam Murphy on the value of prehabilitation in preventing injury among elite athletes and helping sports centres assist members
Big data

Market Research:
Big data

John Lucas on how sports organisations and companies can better utilise the huge amount of data available to inform decision-making

News update:

A round-up of the latest sports sector news
Laying it down

Sport surfaces:
Laying it down

A look at recently completed pitch projects – from Russia's first high-tech natural pitch to rejuvenated tennis courts
Turf wars

Focus on grassroots football:
Turf wars

The number of people playing football is falling. Tom Walker speaks to Football Foundation CEO Paul Thorogood
Malcolm McPhail

Malcolm McPhail

CEO of Life Leisure on the importance of tapping into the 87 per cent of the population who are physically inactive
Product news
RFID wristband offers easy locker solution

RFID wristband offers easy locker solution


EasyBand is a new low-cost, waterproof RFID wristband that can integrate with locker systems.
SISIS proves pitch perfect for Essex rugby club

SISIS proves pitch perfect for Essex rugby club


Brentwood Rugby Club is enjoying its best playing surface for nearly 30 years after purchasing SISIS turf maintenance equipment.
NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport

NXG equipment range launched by Podium 4 Sport


Belfast-based Podium 4 Sport has launched a new range of fitness equipment, while the company is also expanding into mainland UK.
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