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  • From Good to Great

    Alice John, Head of Marketing & Sales at Substance, sponsor of the Community Sport and Recreation Added Social Value Award, sums up their approach to working with organisations who want to deliver and measure social value. 

    Published 25 April 2017 Alice John, Substance
  • Building to Tokyo 2020

    This is the first in a mini-series of blogs from James Allen, our Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs who has recently returned from Tokyo where he was sharing best practice from London 2012 with the organisers of Tokyo 2020.

    Published 19 April 2017 James Allen
  • Dallaglio RugbyWorks: A year in review

    Lawrence Dallaglio OBE, founder of Dallaglio RugbyWorks and 2016 winner of the Arthur Bell trophy, looks back on how his social inclusion initiative is making a real difference to lives of the young people involved.

    Published 12 April 2017 Lawrence Dallaglio
  • An Illustrated Guide to Nordic Pole Walking

    A beginners guide to nordic pole walking by guest blogger Amy Whitley. Published 10 April 2017 Amy Whitley
  • What would your club do with an extra £1,000?

    Aquila Burgess, Community Sport and Recreation Awards Project Manager, outlines the reasons why you should enter the awards.  Published 06 April 2017 Aquila Burgess
  • Is your organisation diverse? How to begin changing the culture in your organisation.

    Verity Postlethwaite, PhD Candidate at the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Worcester, outlines how to get to grips with what we really mean by diversity and how considering three simple questions can help you to get your organisation thinking about a culture change.  Published 23 March 2017 Verity Postlethwaite
  • members icon We need more disabled people in our workforces

    Sarah Brown-Fraser, Marketing and Communications Manager at the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS), discusses why providing equal employment opportunities for disabled people will help you to represent and engage with more of our society.

    Published 20 March 2017 Sarah Brown-Fraser
  • Accelerating women’s progress in the workplace

    To be at its most effective our sector needs to reflect modern society.
    Published 07 March 2017 Vijaya Panangipalli
  • Passion for women’s sport

    Anabel Sexton on why her sport and active wear brand has set the goal of giving back to women’s grassroots sport.  Published 07 March 2017 Anabel Sexton
  • Homophobia in sport

    Parliamentary and Policy Officer, Charlotte Adams, takes a look at the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s report ‘Homophobia in Sport’. The Committee put forward a number of recommendations for National Governing Bodies (NGBs), particularly that NGBs and the wider sport and recreation sector should consider committing more funding and resources to tackle the issue. This blog explores what the recommendations could mean for the sport and recreation sector and the impact it could have on our members. 

    Published 16 February 2017 Charlotte Adams