A coalition of leading leisure employers and industry organisations have today (23 October) launched a government-backed programme to revolutionise apprenticeships for the physical activity sector. Led by Places for People Leisure – in conjunction with CIMSPA and .... More>>
Olympic medallist snowboarder Jenny Jones will launch a new snowsports club aimed at 11-18 year olds in Southampton next week.
Located at Alpine Snowsports – a facility operated by leisure charity Active Nation – the Snowsports Club will give young people the opportunity to experience skiing or .... More>>
The Power Rangers are following in the footsteps of Peppa Pig, as the team of superheroes are now turning their attention to fighting inactivity.
Fit For Sport has joined forces with Saban’s emPOWER scheme, which sees .... More>>
Everyone Active has appointed Mark Talley as group fitness development manager, with a brief of introducing new products, ideas and technology to aid customer retention and push the company forward.
Talley will also work with Everyone Active’s operational teams to ensure business objectives are .... More>>
VisitBritain has created a new version of its international travel trade website, complete with a free self-managing directory to help UK tourism businesses drum up foreign trade.
A core feature of the new site .... More>>
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 .... More>>
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 .... More>>
Battling the elements is a familiar pastime for British Military Fitness (BMF) trainers and devotees, but those less inclined towards al fresco exercise can also get in on the action as the training model will soon be .... More>>
Fitness First is in talks to sell its 80 health clubs in Germany as the business bids to hasten its transformation and Asian expansion, Health Club Management understands. Corporate finance firm Lincoln International is advising the Oaktree Capital-owned gym chain on disposal of its German arm – speculated to be .... More>>
Equipment supplier Performance Health Systems (PHS) has appointed Chris Brown head of healthcare and medical for its Power Plate and bioDensity brands.
Brown is tasked with identifying opportunities and managing sales in the corporate wellness, elderly care and medical markets. He is expected to .... More>>
Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive.
Rolfe joined the leisure operator 12 years ago as one of the founding members of its senior management team and has since been director of operations and managing .... More>>
Thalgo Cosmetics Group has appointed Arnaud Diaz as international director of the company. He has moved from Comfort Zone skincare, where he used to be responsible for international development.
Diaz will use his expertise in spa business strategy development and .... More>>
From 2016, London’s Design Museum will be offering free entry to permanent exhibitions following its move to a new site in Kensington.
Chancellor of the exchequer, George Osborne, visited the Museum’s new site on 17 .... More>>
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 cooperation in key policy areas and strengthens .... More>>
Microsoft is reportedly weeks away from launching its own smartwatch with fitness tracking features, expected to challenge existing offerings from rivals Samsung and Apple.
The company founded by .... More>>