Media releases

ukactive responds to Ofsted report that states that PE is not strenuous enough

ukactive responds to Ofsted report that states that PE is not strenuous enough

14 February 2013

A long-awaited report into the state of physical education in schools by education watchdog Ofsted has discovered that there are a number of flaws with the way it is currently being taught in schools.

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ukactive partners with Department of Health to support new pilot cancer initiative

11 February 2013

Local gyms support kidney and bladder cancer symptom awareness campaign in North East.

 

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OFT issues principles for Continuous Payment Authorities (CPAs) used for gym renewals

07 February 2013

To reassure consumers, the OFT has issued a set of principles for all businesses using continuous payment authorities (CPAs).

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ukactive and Sport and Recreation Alliance to work together to help NGBs get more people active

ukactive and Sport and Recreation Alliance to work together to help NGBs get more people active

07 February 2013

ukactive and the Sport and Recreation Alliance have joined forces to help national governing bodies (NGBs) of sport understand the public health agenda and the importance of supporting inactive members of the community to participate.

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ukactive's letter to the Evening Standard

24 January 2013

ukactive responded to an article in the London Evening Standard on the importance of keeping people out of hospitals.

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ukactive response to Guardian articles on unfair gym contracts

14 January 2013

On the 12th January the Guardian newspaper released two articles detailing changes made to the composition, enforcement and penalties related to unfair gym contracts.    

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We must exercise extreme caution when linking physical activity participation with welfare payments

03 January 2013

Today's media reports that a London council is considering whether to link exercise on prescription at its leisure centres to welfare payments, as one of a number of recommendations in a report published in conjunction with the Local Government Information Unit.

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ukactive member launches gym etiquette guide

11 December 2012

ukactive members Nuffield Health have launched a campaign to build awareness of gym etiquette, producing the Guide to Fitness Etiquette in response to what they believe to be low standards of hygiene in communal fitness areas.

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Reforms to be introduced to PPL licensing from 1st May 2013

09 November 2012

After four years of negotiation, ukactive and PPL have reached agreement to reform PPL's Exercise tariff which covers the use of PPL recorded music as an accompaniment to fitness classes.

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The FIA reflects on the success of community hub

23 October 2012

Have you ever wondered what a community would look like or be capable of if all component parts pulled together for the greater good? 

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