SLC Associate and Director of the VAT Consultancy, Steve McIntyre, has written an informative thoughtpiece on the latest position on VAT exemption for in-house managed leisure and cultural services. Over the Christmas period, and following the outcome of the earlier European Court of Justice decision for the London Borough of Ealing, HMRC has now released two…
As SLC reflects on 2017, we are delighted with the success of the year.
The last two years has seen a significant change in the leisure management procurement market but it is about to change once more. Procurements concluded during the last two years have seen more and more services move from subsidy to delivering surpluses for local authorities on the back of extremely competitive bids from the market.…
Oxford City Council’s Community Centre Strategy for 2016 – 2020 which SLC supported by developing the Strategy’s evidence base.
As Managing Consultant Toby Kingsbury reaches one year at SLC, he has written an article detailing his learning points for the Sport and Leisure Industry from the consultant’s perspective.
A new government in Westminster is forming, elected by an increasingly unhealthy electorate. The Brits just can’t help eating too much and exercising too little.
Challenging thoughtpiece on local authority leisure provision and services.
Read Duncan Wood-Allum’s interview in CIMSPA’s magazine, the S&PA Professional. His interview discusses why Councils need to take a smarter approach to leisure commissioning and discusses his view of priorities for the sector.
The Government Sports Strategy recognises that “local authorities have and will continue to have, an absolutely crucial role to play in delivering sport and physical activity opportunities.”
The stark choice facing Leisure and Culture.