24 Nov 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Premier Training International Ltd

Sports Assistant
Salary: £12,050 pa
Location: Ascot, United Kingdom
Company: St Mary's School Ascot
Learning Support Tutor
Salary: Circa £23,500.00, grade 5
Location: Central London , United Kingdom
Company: YMCAfit
Unique Mobile Personal Trainers required
Salary: Competitive
Location: London and Home Counties, United Kingdom
Company: Paul Jennings Fitness
Duty Supervisors
Salary: £21,278 per annum
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
Company: Northampton Leisure Trust
Deputy Sports Centre Manager
Salary: £20,000 per annum, pro rata
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Company: Malvern St James School
Casual Sports Coach / Instructor - Trampolining
Salary: Level 2 = £17 per hour. Level 3 = £25 per hour.
Location: Teddington and/or Hampton, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Casual Leisure Assistants
Salary: Scale 1c, £8.80 per hour
Location: London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Casual Duty Managers (Sport and Fitness Centres)
Salary: Scale 3, £9.40 per hour
Location: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, United Kingdom
Company: London Borough of Richmond upon Thames
Receptionist (Full Time)
Salary: £17,217 per annum + PRP
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Hertfordshire Sports Village

Training directory

in this issue

• Sports Direct offer £5 gym memberships
• Third Space bought by Encore
• Tune Hotels outlines £200m UK expansion

Diary dates
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10 Nov - 11 Dec 2014
St Regis Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
25 Nov 2014
SAPCA Technical Meeting
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
25-26 Nov 2014
BASES Conference
St George's Park, Burton Upon Trent, United Kingdom
26-27 Nov 2014
Sleep - The Hotel Design Event
Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom
27 Nov 2014
Active Training Awards
Crowne Plaza, Marlow, United Kingdom
04 Dec 2014
IOG Conference and Industry Awards
stadiummk, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Property & tenders
Procurement Consultancy support for the Tendering of a Leisure Centre Management Contract
Location: Company: Test Valley
Sandbanks Recreational Business Opportunities
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Leisure Management Contract: Market Engagement Day
Location: Company: Milton Keynes Council
Market Sounding
Location: Poole, Dorset Company: Borough of Poole
Aldershot Lido – Expressions of interest sought for complementary attractions
Location: Aldershot Company: Rushmoor Borough Council
Sports facility provision
Location: Company: Borough of Poole
Conference Director - for 7th International UNESCO conference on Global Geoparks
Location: Torquay, United Kingdom Company: Global Geoparks Network
Specialist leisure operator required to deliver quality sports and leisure services
Location: Powys Company: Powys County Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
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News headlines
Tony Fernandes: QPR  
Tony Fernandes: QPR "must move" if it wants to survive

By Tom Walker

The owner and chair of Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPR), Tony Fernandes, has said the club must move away from its Loftus Road home if it is to .... more>>
Grimshaw and Andrew Burges win Sydney Aquatic Centre design contest  
Grimshaw and Andrew Burges win Sydney Aquatic Centre design contest

By Katie Buckley

Global architecture firm Grimshaw and Australian firm Andrew Burges have won an international competition to design and build a AUS$51m (US$44m, €35m, .... more>>

MPs get on board to tackle physical inactivity  
By Kath Hudson

MPs attending the first ever first Parliamentary Debate on physical activity have agreed the government has a large role to play in kickstarting a reversal of the current trend towards .... more>>
Sport Northern Ireland launches mental health and wellbeing programme  
By Tom Walker

Sport Northern Ireland (SNI) has launched a Mental Health and Wellbeing pilot programme, aiming to increase awareness of the importance of mental health among .... more>>
Ill-fated £3.2m Boscombe Reef ‘a laughing stock’ among surfing community  
By Ashley Harrison

Boscombe’s £3.2m man-made surfing reef has been branded a ‘laughing stock,’ with the surfers it was built for having long .... more>>
AFC Wimbledon submits stadium plans for Plough Lane site  
By Tom Walker

AFC Wimbledon has submitted a planning application to Merton Council for a new stadium at Plough Lane in South London. The League Two football club is .... more>>
Glasgow 2014 tourism contributed £282m to Scottish economy  
By Helen Andrews

The Glasgow Commonwealth Games contributed to £282m worth of Scottish tourism revenue in 2014, according to a study carried out on behalf of Scottish .... more>>
IOC publishes <i>Olympic Agenda 2020</i> - 40 proposals to transform Games  
By Tom Walker

International Olympic Committee has today published its long-awaited Olympic Agenda 2020 report, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement. The report consists of 40 proposals which are aimed at transforming and “future proofing” the IOC and its .... more>>
Exercise to be used to help manage blood pressure  
By Kath Hudson

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal that diseases caused by high blood pressure are estimated to cost the NHS over £2bn a year. However, .... more>>
Grimsby Town confirms ambitious £200m stadium plans  
By Tom Walker

Grimsby Town Football Club (GTFC) is hoping to take its proposals for a new community stadium to the next level by securing a lease for the Peaks Parkway site .... more>>
Woman dies and man injured in diving centre incident  
By Tom Walker

A woman has died and a man is seriously ill following an incident at a diving centre in Gloucestershire on Saturday. Emergency services were called to the National Diving and Activity .... more>>
Wasps complete deal for 100 per cent ownership of Ricoh Arena  
By Tom Walker

Wasps Rugby Club has completed a deal to become the sole owner of Arena Coventry Limited, the company that owns the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. The club secured .... more>>
FIFA World Cup corruption report 'incomplete and inaccurate' says lawyer behind investigation  
By Tom Anstey

The man who conducted the two-year inquiry on behalf of FIFA, looking into allegations of corruption during bidding for the .... more>>
Qatar cleared of World Cup corruption charges by FIFA while England 'violated bidding rules'  
By Tom Anstey

Qatar will host the 2022 World Cup after FIFA cleared the country of corruption charges in relation to the bidding process, but lambasted the conduct of the bid .... more>>
ASA calls on schools and politicians to support school swimming  
By Jak Phillips

The Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) has urged primary schools and politicians to get behind school swimming as new figures reveal 45 per cent of primary school children are unable to swim .... more>>

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
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?
A legacy for kids

Generation games:
A legacy for kids

The aim of the London 2012 Olympic Games was 'inspire a generation'. We look at how the promise is being delivered
SALTEX special

SALTEX special

Presenting the highlights and new products on display at the recent IOG Saltex show at Windsor Racecourse, Berkshire
Gerflor Promotion

Promotional feature:
Gerflor Promotion

Five hours is all it takes with Gerflor
In safe hands

Protecting children in sport:
In safe hands

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit has been working with leading sports bodies to raise the bar for protecting young athletes
IWG World Conference

Show report:
IWG World Conference

The International Working Group on Women and Sport held its conference in Helsinki in June. Tom Walker reports on the highlights

Emerging sports:

As the first indoor, purpose-built parkour centre opens in east London, we take a closer look at this thriving sport
Women (and girls) in sport

Editor’s Letter:
Women (and girls) in sport

Progress is being made, but much remains to be done to fully engage girls and women in sport
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
Product news
Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company

Gerflor strengthens with acquisition of US sports surfacing company


Flooring specialist Gerflor has completed the acquisition of the US sports surfacing company Connor Sport Court International. The move brings three leading brands.
London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people

London Olympics inspires bodycare range for active people


A range of skin and bodycare products designed for active people by active people has been launched. British entrepreneur Lara Morgan is the creative force behind ‘activbod’.
FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort

FitLinxx enters consumer market with tracker built on accuracy and comfort


A device as small and offering the same level of comfort as a plaster will allow users to accurately track their heart rate and activity.
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