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Physical activity sector stars celebrated at Flame Awards 2017

Physical activity sector stars celebrated at Flame Awards 2017

28 June 2017

The leading lights of the physical activity sector were honoured last night (28 June) at a glittering awards ceremony in Telford’s International Conference Centre to cap off Flame 2017.  

The 15 winners of the most prestigious accolades in the physical activity sector overcame tough competition in each of their categories to go home with their gongs.

The ceremony - in front of an audience of more than 800 sector-leaders - concluded months of rigorous assessment for the hundreds of entrants. Several stages of evaluation took place to finally select winners, including customer insight surveys, mystery calls, visits and on-site customer interviews.

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Shopworks targets physical activity expansion with ukactive strategic partnership

Shopworks targets physical activity expansion with ukactive strategic partnership

20 June 2017

Not-for-profit health body ukactive has entered into a strategic partnership with bespoke workforce management supplier Shopworks to support the London-based firm’s expansion in the physical activity sector.

Shopworks provides a tailored staff-scheduling platform for retail, hospitality and leisure companies available as Software as a Service (SAAS). The firm, in operation since 2009, is quickly growing in the physical activity sector, offering services such as staff scheduling, compliance, budgeting and training to clients including 1Life, Halo and Educogym.

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Flame Speaker Maxine de Brunner urges the physical activity sector to continue to modernise and diversify

Flame Speaker Maxine de Brunner urges the physical activity sector to continue to modernise and diversify

14 June 2017

As we head towards the Flame Conference on the 28th June, ukactive have asked several of the top speakers appearing at the event a few questions on the premise of their talks. This week we caught up with former Deputy Assistant Commissioner the Metropolitan Police Maxine de Brunner, who took us through the role of leadership, diversity and continuous modernisation in developing organisations fit to meet future needs.

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ukactive Response to General Election Result

ukactive Response to General Election Result

09 June 2017

ukactive CEO Steven Ward said: “As the dust settles on what has been a remarkable election campaign, there will no doubt be further twists and turns but we will be pushing the case for physical activity at every juncture.

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Watch: Our Parks CEO Born Barikor outlines the future of grassroots physical activity participation

08 June 2017

Born Barrikor is the CEO and Founder of Our Parks, which runs free group exercise classes, led by fully qualified instructors, in parks across the UK in conjunction with local authorities. He was in the office yesterday and stopped to give ukactive his view on the future trends for physical activity at the community level.

 

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