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SLC is the UK’s leading strategic adviser for public sector leisure, physical activity, sport and wellness. We have an unrivalled track record of delivery with core cities, major metropolitan councils and local authorities supporting service transformation and investment. Our sector presence as a thought leader is firmly established and we…

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Last orders on Leisure? What Lies Ahead?

Battered through the Covid pandemic. Sluggish recovery. Increased supply chain costs. Recruitment and retention issues. UK and global economic instability leading to the cost-of-living crisis. Utility costs decimating any gains made through efficiency, programming, and service innovation. The public sector leisure sector is going through an existential crisis, according to…

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Procurement in an Uncertain World

Duncan Wood-Allum, Managing Director of SLC reflects on SLC’s recent experience of supporting Councils through their sport, physical activity and leisure procurements. In this blog he explores timing and planning procurements, risk transfer, changing realities and perceptions and offers some hope for the future. Timing is everything Unforeseen delays are…

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Last orders on Leisure? What Lies Ahead?

Battered through the Covid pandemic. Sluggish recovery. Increased supply chain costs. Recruitment and retention issues. UK and global economic instability leading to the cost-of-living crisis. Utility costs decimating any gains made through efficiency, programming, and service innovation. The public sector leisure sector is going through an existential crisis, according to…

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Procurement in an Uncertain World

Duncan Wood-Allum, Managing Director of SLC reflects on SLC’s recent experience of supporting Councils through their sport, physical activity and leisure procurements. In this blog he explores timing and planning procurements, risk transfer, changing realities and perceptions and offers some hope for the future. Timing is everything Unforeseen delays are…

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