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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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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson spotlights ukactive Manifesto For An Active Britain in i Newspaper

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson spotlights ukactive Manifesto For An Active Britain in i Newspaper

07 June 2017

ukactive chair Tanni Grey-Thompson featured prominently in the i Newspaper on 6th June, setting out our manifesto for a more active Britain. The crossbench peer urged all parties to put a strong emphasis on physical activity from Friday – given its central importance to a range of issues discussed heavily during this election; the NHS, building cohesive communities and the impact of Brexit.

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Disruption and innovation in the spotlight as ukactive finalise Flame Conference speaker line-up

Disruption and innovation in the spotlight as ukactive finalise Flame Conference speaker line-up

01 June 2017

ukactive has today (1st June) announced the final line-up for the Flame Conference 2017, where a raft of expert speakers will shed light on the burning issues facing the physical activity sector.

Headline speaker and six-time Olympic Gold medallist Jason Kenny will be joined by pioneers of disruption, leadership and innovation for the event which takes place on 28th June at the International Conference Centre in Telford.

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Born Social's Callum McCahon urges a social media revolution in the physical activity sector ahead of Flame

Born Social's Callum McCahon urges a social media revolution in the physical activity sector ahead of Flame

30 May 2017

Ahead of the Flame Conference on the 28th June, we ask some of excellent speakers we have lined up for the event a few questions on their area of expertise. This week we spoke to Born Social Strategic Director Callum McCahon, a social media maven with vast insight into consumer’s online habits.

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Flame Speaker Jonathan MacDonald calls for a change in mind-set to get the inactive majority moving

22 May 2017

Ahead of the Flame Conference on the 28th June, we speak to some of the fantastic speakers we have lined up for the event. First up is Thought Expansion Network founder Jonathan MacDonald – a leading change advocate who has advised companies including Google, Apple, P&G, Unilever, Nestlé, Microsoft and IKEA.

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