• Too good to miss

    Eight-time Invictus Games gold medallist and former RAF regiment gunner announced as the after-dinner speaker at the 2016 Leadership Convention – Leading for Impact, which will take place in Manchester on the 2 and 3 November.

    Published 21 October 2016, Industry
  • Getting to grips with governance

    As part of Governance and Workforce Month, James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs, surveys the governance landscape of the sector ahead of the upcoming launch of the new UK Code for Sports Governance.

    Published 19 October 2016, Industry
  • Alliance calls for brands to better engage with females to get active

    As the nation prepares to celebrate the incredible performances of our Olympians and Paralympians in Rio; the Sport and Recreation Alliance is calling for sponsors to better engage females with their brands. The Alliance believes that brands partnering with sport should recognise that women are the most powerful consumers on the planet making 85% of all purchasing decisions.

    Published 16 October 2016, Industry
  • Why does the IOC support the TAFISA Sport Leadership course?

    Ray Sweeney, CEO of the Disability Karate Federation, blogs about the upcoming TAFISA Sport Leadership Course and why it's important the sector develops its future leaders.

    Published 13 October 2016, Industry
  • Sport England and PHE partnership to help embed physical activity as a preventative health measure

    A new pilot scheme aimed at upskilling healthcare professionals to embed physical activity in to clinical healthcare was announced during a Westminster session on Tuesday.

    Published 13 October 2016, Industry
  • Sport politics: a round-up of Party Conferences

    As Parliament returns and MPs once again descend on Westminster, our Parliamentary Officer Emma Wade looks back at the last month in politics and draws out some of the key headlines from Party Conference season. 

    Published 11 October 2016, Industry
  • Taking the reins with #JockeyMatters – how jockeys are being supported to have good mental health

    Paul Struthers, CEO of the Professional Jockeys Association (PJA), blogs about his personal experience of mental health and how the Jockeys Employment and Training Scheme and PJA are working together to improve the mental wellbeing of jockeys.

    Published 10 October 2016, Industry
  • A guide to our Governance and Workforce month

    Do you want to know more about what the real challenges and opportunities are around embedding good governance in your organisation?

    Would you like to know how learnings from other industries can help you to apply practical processes in your organisation?

    Well, you may be in luck as we are running a Governance and Workforce themed month - Robert Gill explains more.

    Published 10 October 2016, Industry
  • Heritage Lottery Fund gets people outdoors to support positive mental health

    As part of the discussion around World Mental Health Day, Liz Ellis Policy Advisor Communities and Diversity at Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) shares why mental health is core to heritage and how great heritage projects can combine physical activity and mental health to benefit everyone involved.

    Published 06 October 2016, Industry
  • Q&A with State of Mind and Manchester County FA

    We asked State of Mind and Manchester County Football Association to explain who they are and how they are working together to promote increased awareness of mental fitness, wellbeing and resilience in players, fans and communities.

    Published 06 October 2016, Industry