23 Oct 2014 Sports Management: daily news, jobs and features
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Shift Managers
Salary: £21,411 - £24,354 pa
Location: Hampshire, United Kingdom
Company: New Forest District Council

Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Preston, United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Personal Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: Wallington , United Kingdom
Company: énergie group
Business Manager
Salary: £35,593 with possible progression to £38,330 per annum
Location: Oxford based/covering the whole of Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Company: Oxford City Council
Duty Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Southend, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
Crèche Assistant
Salary: £4.18-£6.73 per hour
Location: Southend, United Kingdom
Company: Legacy Leisure
General Managers
Salary: -
Location: North Shields, Middlesbrough, Hull and Barnsley, United Kingdom
Company: DW Sports Fitness
Group Exercise Coordinator
Salary: (£)24,057 - 24,057
Location: Northampton Square, London, United Kingdom
Company: City University London
Support Advisor
Salary: £18,549 - 20,781
Location: Northampton Square, London, United Kingdom
Company: City University London
Senior Receptionist
Salary: £21,391 - 23,386
Location: Northampton Square, London, United Kingdom
Company: City University London

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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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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
22-26 Oct 2014
CIDESCO World Congress and Exhibition of Aesthetics, Health and Beauty
Royal Olympic Hotel, Athens , Greece
23-25 Oct 2014
Club Industry Conference and Trade Show
McCormick Place Lakeside Center, Chicago, United States
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
New government initiative aiming to strengthen “fan power” at football clubs  
New government initiative aiming to strengthen “fan power” at football clubs

By Tom Walker

The coalition government has launched a new initiative aiming to ensure football fans have more say in the running of their clubs. The Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert Group will include representatives from government, the English Premier League, The Football Association, the Football League, Supporters Direct and the legal profession. The group will also include insolvency and tax experts and representatives from .... more>>
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth  
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth

By Jak Phillips

Children's activity and sport provider Fit For Sport has strengthened its management team with two new appointments to support ongoing expansion. Anita De Villiers has joined the company as head of children’s experience, tasked with ensuring Fit For Sport’s programmes and activities, both in and out of schools, remain innovative, progressive and fun. De Villiers brings a broad range of experience from her previous role as .... more>>

London’s Crystal Palace Sports Centre up for public consultation  
By Katie Buckley

Boris Johnson, mayor of London, has begun a consultation process with GT Architects over the proposed plans for a sports .... more>>
UEFA signs landmark partnership with European Commission  
By Tom Walker

UEFA has signed a "historic agreement" with the European Commission, designed to further improve the relationship between the football governing body and the European Union (EU). The Arrangement for Cooperation aims to cement the structured .... more>>
Microsoft poised to launch a wearable device ‘within weeks’  
By Jak Phillips

Microsoft is reportedly weeks away from launching its own smartwatch with fitness tracking features, expected to challenge existing offerings from rivals .... more>>
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 .... more>>
‘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. .... 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>>

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
Gerflor Promotion

Promotional feature:
Gerflor Promotion

Five hours is all it takes with Gerflor

News update:

A round-up of the latest sports sector news
Strengthening the brand

CSR series:
Strengthening the brand

In the latest in our series on corporate social responsibility and sport, Kath Hudson looks at companies which are adding brand value
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

Emerging sports:

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

Thought leaders:

Alan Shaw, Eric O'Donnell and Dr Aileen Ionescu-Somers give their views
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
A design dialogue

Mike Hall column:
A design dialogue

FaulknerBrowns' sports partner on the need for a positive design dialogue
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
Product news
Payment technology upgrade at SMG Europe venues

Payment technology upgrade at SMG Europe venues


Venue operator SMG Europe has begun rolling out a new integrated POS solution as it continues to upgrade payment technology across its network.
Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG

Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG


AlterG’s ‘Bionic Leg’ rehabilitation aid is the only wearable, battery-powered robotic device that can sense the user’s intent to move and respond accordingly.
Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition

Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition


A range of flavoured natural peanut butters fortified with whey protein isolate has been launched by sports nutrition company GoNutrition.
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