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General Manager - Sport and Leisure
Salary: £46,549 - £48,587pa
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Nottingham City Council



Service Delivery Manager - Sport and Leisure
Salary: £46,549 - £48,587pa
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Company: Nottingham City Council



Head of Leisure Service Operations
Salary: up to £84,424 p.a. or more for an exceptional candidate
Location: Tower Hamlets, London, United Kingdom
Company: Tower Hamlets



Health and Wellbeing Facilities Manager
Salary: £49590pa
Location: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Company: East Riding of Yorkshire Council


Recreation Attendant
Salary: From £7.08 - £9.18ph
Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Swimming Teacher
Salary: Competitive hourly rate
Location: Easton, Bristol, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Sales & Front of House Manager
Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Location: St Albans, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant
Salary: £19,333 to £20,134pa
Location: Fallowfield, Manchester, UK
Company: Manchester Metropolitan University
Operations Assistant/Lifeguard
Salary: Competitive salary
Location: Sevenoaks, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Contract Activity & Wellbeing Manager
Salary: £25,000pa
Location: Solihull, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Contract Fitness Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Salary: £Competitive
Location: Harpenden, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Leisure Assistant
Salary: £21,630 - £23,715pa
Location: Aston, Birmingham, UK
Company: Aston University
Director of Sport
Salary: £Competitive
Location: Caversham, Reading, UK
Company: Queen Anne’s School
Student Engagement Project Officer
Salary: starting from £31,791pa inclusive of London Weighting

Location: Cyprus, London, UK
Company: University of East London
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Sevenoaks, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguard
Salary: £19,893pa + shift allowance
Location: Liverpool, UK
Company: University of Liverpool
Swimming Teachers
Salary: £23 per hour
Location: High Wycombe, UK
Company: Seriously FUN Swimming Schools
Swim Teacher
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol
Company: Everyone Active
Operations Assistant/Lifeguard (NPLQ required)
Salary: £10.90ph (£21,029pa FTE)
Location: Easton, Bristol, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Manager
Location: Wythenshawe, Manchester, UK
Company: Everyone Active

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in this issue

• Virgin gets right to wipe out rent arrears
• Fitness industry mourns passing of Jan Spaticchia
• STA offers mindfulness resources


Property & tenders
Tender: Forestry Commission - Forest Nets Concession Opportunity
Location: 15 Concessions across the nation's forests Company: Forestry England
Tender: Copper Box Arena
Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Company: London Legacy Development Corporation
Tender: London Aquatics Centre
Location: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London Company: London Legacy Development Corporation
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News headlines
MCR Active announces Andy King as CEO, readies for next chapter of growth   MCR Active announces Andy King as CEO, readies for next chapter of growth


By Frances Marcellin

Andy King, chair of Manchester's GM Active, has taken the role of CEO at non-profit MCR Active. King brings more than twenty years of sports leadership experience to the position. MCR Active was established in 2019 by Manchester City Council to increase activity levels in the community. After an initial phase .... more>>
Alliance Leisure wins £13m sports hub contract for Barking   Alliance Leisure wins £13m sports hub contract for Barking


By Tom Walker

Construction work has begun on a £13m community sports hub in Barking, East London. The new facility will replace the existing Parsloes Park Sports Pavilion and will house a gym, a fitness studio, changing and shower facilities, food and beverage outlets plus several multi-purpose meeting and education rooms. .... more>>
London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project   London's Natural History Museum works with Thoughtworks and Amazon Web Services on Urban Nature project


By Tom Walker

Natural History Museum has embarked on a project which will turn the iconic museum's London location into a biologically diverse green space. The Museum's five-acre site in South Kensington is being transformed into a welcoming and accessible green space, which will include new outdoor galleries. As part of the .... more>>

London to get its own  
By Tom Walker

Planning approval has been granted for Camden Highline, a project to transform a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London. Similar to the High Line in New .... more>>
Mike Farrar says physical activity sector must ‘be at the heart’ of the health service  
By Frances Marcellin

In his first speech as chair at UK Active, Mike Farrar said the physical activity sector must be “at the heart” of the NHS, the care system, the education system and the workplace. Speaking at UK Active’s inaugural .... more>>
Sport England denies UK Parliament’s accusation that it has lost track of £1.05bn in grant funding  
By Frances Marcellin

A report issued by the UK Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has accused Sport England of losing track of how £1.05bn in grants have been spent since 2016 and only accounting for .... more>>
World Health Organization lays out five priorities for governments in getting people active, Dr Fiona Bull tells HCM  
By Frances Marcellin

Dr Fiona Bull, head of the physical activity unit at the World Health Organization (WHO), has stated that “demonstrating impact is key” for the physical activity sector when it comes to .... more>>
Everybody Health opens £500k gym in Crewe to improve area’s stark health inequalities  
By Frances Marcellin

Following a £500,000 investment, Everybody Health and Leisure has unveiled a new 100-station Technogym fitness suite at Crewe Lifestyle Centre. Areas include cardio, resistance, free .... more>>
Mystery shopper outfit Proinsight merges with customer experience specialist ReactCX  
By Frances Marcellin

Mystery shopper business Proinsight Research has merged with ReactCX, a customer experience measurement and market research specialist. Proinsight, which counts David Lloyd Leisure, .... more>>
Women who exercise pass health benefits to grandchildren finds Harvard research  
By Tom Walker

The physical activity a woman does before child-bearing etches itself into her cells in ways that mean the benefits of exercise can be passed on to later generations, including children and .... more>>
Women are less active than men finds Eurobarometer. The European Commission is tackling inequality with a raft of new initiatives  
By Frances Marcellin

New Eurobarometer research results, published by the European Commission, show conclusively that women remain less active than men. In an exclusive interview with HCM – undertaken .... more>>
Energy bills subsidised by 50 per cent under UK government relief scheme  
By Frances Marcellin

The UK government has announced it will subsidise energy bills by at least 50 per cent for businesses, charities and public sector organisations for six months, starting from 1 October 2022. .... more>>
Who’s open and closed during Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral?  
By Frances Marcellin

With an additional bank holiday announced in the UK out of respect for Queen Elizabeth II and to observe the state funeral on Monday 19 September, business owners are making decisions about .... more>>
New 100-station gym drives attendances up by 43% at Tarka Leisure Centre  
By Frances Marcellin

The Tarka Leisure Centre in North Devon, which reopened in June after a £15m revamp, welcomed 33,800 visitors in August – up 43 per cent from the previous year. Participation in July had .... more>>
Walking and cycling will now be available on prescription in parts of the UK  
By Tom Walker

Eleven local authority areas in England are sharing £12.7m as part of a multi-year funding programme to deliver social prescriptions for walking and cycling. The investment allows GPs to .... more>>
Sesnan questions Tower Hamlet insourcing decision – says it will increase costs by £2.1m a year  
By Tom Walker

Mark Sesnan, CEO of GLL, has pushed back on Tower Hamlet Council’s decision to take the operation of its leisure services back in-house when GLL’s contract ends in April 2024, saying it will .... more>>

Features
Mental health

Editor’s letter:
Mental health


Liz Terry shares her thoughts
Introducing Gen Z

Trends:
Introducing Gen Z


How will this tech-savvy, social media-driven generation affect your business?
Sheila McCann

People profile:
Sheila McCann


Sheila McCann is a key figure in the global spa industry and used to run Chiva-Som
Sharing the love

Restaurants:
Sharing the love


Famous restaurants are popping up in unexpected places. We found out more
Sir David Attenborough

People profile:
Sir David Attenborough


David Attenborough and Jumbo the elephant at the American Museum of Natural History
The show must go on

Arts & Culture:
The show must go on


When austerity hits hard, UK theatres adapt and get creative
Transforming Istria

Tourism:
Transforming Istria


In Istria, Croatia, tourism firm Maistra is changing the face of hospitality in the region, with a series of intriguing design-led hotels. As its most ambitious hotel project takes shape, Professor Terry Stevens finds out more
Stefano Boeri

People profile:
Stefano Boeri


Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Louis D’Amore

Interview:
Louis D’Amore


Louis D’Amore on the work of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism
Katy Bowman

Interview:
Katy Bowman


In her latest book, the biomechanist and author explains why we need to widen our spectrum of movement and connect with our inner hunter-gatherer
Product news
OTS Pulse means better customer service and investment optimisation, says CEO Ramon Gabikagogeaskoa

OTS Pulse means better customer service and investment optimisation, says CEO Ramon Gabikagogeaskoa

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Whether going to the spa or gym, customers need to know that their belongings are secure – and, following the pandemic, the more contactless the process, the better.
 
Keiser UK introduces pneumatic resistance to Circle Health Group

Keiser UK introduces pneumatic resistance to Circle Health Group

FROM SPORT-KIT.NET

Simon Roberts, lead physio for the brand-new Circle Health rehabilitation centre in Birmingham, was recently joined by Keiser UK consultant physio, Manoj Patel, to discuss and demonstrate the benefits of utilising pneumatic resistance within patient treatment to Circle Health’s MSK and Neuro rehab teams.
 
Twelve holes on the 19th

Twelve holes on the 19th

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Company profile
UK Trade & Investment

The Global Sports Projects Team helps overseas event organisers to identify UK suppliers and to learn more about the UK's capability in this competitive field.

UK Trade & Investment is the government department that supports UK companies to trade internationally and helps overseas businesses to set up in the UK.
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Leading spa professionals trust Eco Smooth, Fashionizer Spa’s newest sustainable fabric

Two years after launching Eco Smooth, sustainable spa uniform specialist Fashionizer Spa is continuing to receive excellent feedback from satisfied customers.
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05-06 Mar 2023

World Spa & Wellness Conference

Excel exhibition and conference centre , London, United Kingdom



05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States



14-15 Mar 2023

Independent Hotel Show Europe

RAI Exhibition & Conference Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands



16-20 Mar 2023

Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna

Fair District, Bologna, Italy



17-18 Mar 2023

PerformX Live 2023

Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom



26 Mar 2023

Melbourne Pedalthon 2023

Sandown Racecourse, Springvale , VIC, Australia



31 Mar - 02 Apr 2023

BEAUTY Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre, Düsseldorf, Germany



03-06 Apr 2023

SPATEC North America

La Cantera Resort & Spa, San Antonio, United States



24-25 Apr 2023

Medical Wellness Congress

St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria



09-11 May 2023

ISPA Conference 2023

Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, United States



10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China



11-14 Jun 2023

W3Spa EMEA

Le Meridien Lav, Split, Croatia



12-15 Jun 2023

World Fitness & Wellness Summit

Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore



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