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Traineeships to be freed from ’16 hour rule’ next month

26 February 2014

Controversial rule limiting the time Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) claimants can train to just 16 hours every week and still claim benefits is to be scrapped.

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ukactive leads 'real-world' research as academics call for a move 'from knowledge to action' on the physical inactivity pandemic

20 February 2014

Following the launch of ukactive's report, Turning the tide of inactivity, the not-for-profit health body today hosted an event in central London bringing together key academic thinkers in the area of physical activity and exercise with those in the leisure industry and public health.

 

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ukactive launches ‘One Big Thing’, in partnership with British University & Colleges Sports (BUCS)

17 February 2014

Nationwide initiative aims end low physical activity participation rates in the university student population.

 

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ukactive applauds government’s rallying call with ‘Move More, Live More’ but calls for definitive steps to tackle physical inactivity head on

13 February 2014

ukactive welcomes a move by the Government and Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Ambassador Lord Coe to embed physical activity firmly on the public health agenda by launching 'Move More, Live More', a commitment to reduce the nation's physical inactivity levels.

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Training provider concerned officials are steering teens away from Traineeships.

13 February 2014

Teens being steered away from Traineeships over risks to their benefits

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Fit for Sport & Everyone Active awarded ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark

Fit for Sport & Everyone Active awarded ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark

10 February 2014

The Legacy Games project, devised and delivered jointly by Fit for Sport and Everyone Active, has been awarded the coveted ‘Inspired by 2012’ mark from the Cabinet Office.  

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NICE backs ukactive’s call for higher levels of investment to turn the tide of inactivity

04 February 2014

The governing body for medical industry standards, NICE, has called on local government to prioritise investment into encouraging more people to get active in order to save money and lives in the long-term.

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