In some local authorities, leisure services have been off the corporate radar due to them operating at a surplus and not presenting any significant problems or budget decisions. COVID-19 has resulted in those authorities having to provide financial support for the first time in years. SLC is working hard with its local authority clients and strategic partners to respond positively to the challenges being faced. We have developed our take on what we are calling the ‘Twelve new realities’ in what is a constantly evolving environment.Details
SLC is the UK’s leading strategic adviser for public sector leisure, physical activity, sport and wellbeing. Our sector presence as a thought leader is firmly established and we influence across the UK and globally.
As part of our exciting plans for growth, we’re looking for the highest calibre professionals at Senior Consultant level to further enhance our exceptional team.
Sport England opened the National Leisure Recovery Fund in December 2020, with the aim of supporting the reopening and recovery of public sector leisure facilities. A total of £100M has been distributed to 266 local authorities across England, funded by the Government and administered by Sport England.
SLC is proud to have supported a significant number of our clients in receiving £ millions of funding support.
In January 2020, Bristol City Council published their Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for 2020-2025, developed in partnership with SLC.Details
As the sector looks into the void of the COVID-19 lockdown and its aftermath, SLC’s Managing Director Duncan Wood-Allum presents a Blueprint for a positive future for local authority leisure, sport and physical activity. This has been developed to provide an adaptable vision and roadmap for shaping future services – one that does not leave the most deprived and excluded in our society behind.Details
Duncan Wood-Allum explains why there is no better time for local authorities to start taking a more strategic approach to planning their future sport, physical activity and leisure services.
Over the last five years in the midst of the most challenging financial cuts, there has been a great deal of learning across the sector and some local authorities have been having a big impact in the most difficult circumstances…