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General Managers
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 + c20% bonus + optional PT income
Location: Newcastle North, London Waterloo and London Alperton, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group


Franchise Manager
Salary: Competitive salary circa £33,000
Location: Fulham, London and the UK, United Kingdom
Company: Tinies UK Ltd
Childrens Activities Manager
Salary: £20,000 – 22,000
Location: Bletchingley, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: The Hawthorns School
Senior Operations Assistant
Salary: pa £14,819 to £18,600 pro rata
Location: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Company: Shenley Leisure Centre Trust
Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Horse Riding Instructor
Salary: £1,800-£2,000 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Golf Coach
Salary: £1,800-£2,000 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Tennis Coach/Instructor
Salary: £1,600-£1,800 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Fitness Consultant (Supervisor)
Salary: £1,800 - £2,000 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Swimming Instructor
Salary: £1,800-£2,000 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Youth Leader
Salary: £1,500 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Lifeguard Instructor
Salary: £2,000-2,200 / month
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Recreation Supervisor
Salary: £2,200-£2,500 / month TAX FREE
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia
Company: MH Barghash
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,500 - £18,000
Location: Kennet, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £6.97 an hour
Location: Berinsfield, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Eltham, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Recreation Assistant)
Salary: Up to £14,135 per annum (39 hours a week pro rata)
Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Lifeguard (Leisure Assistant)
Salary: Up to £8.26 an hour
Location: Royal Borough of Greenwich, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant
Salary: Circa £18,400 / Grade 7
Location: Central London, United Kingdom
Company: YMCA Club

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in this issue

• Nuffield Health lands £330m to fuel expansion
• Experts examine referral issues
• Lancs CCC targets funds for hotel project


Property & tenders
Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
Location: Company: Horizon Leisure
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
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News headlines
Physical activity leaders to drive apprenticeship reforms  
Physical activity leaders to drive apprenticeship reforms

By Jak Phillips

A coalition of leading leisure employers and industry organisations have today (23 October) launched a government-backed programme to revolutionise apprenticeships for the physical activity sector. Led by Places for People Leisure – in conjunction with CIMSPA and ukactive – the Activity Trailblazer places responsibility for defining apprenticeship standards for PTs .... more>>
Public Health England launches framework to tackle inactivity  
Public Health England launches framework to tackle inactivity

By Jak Phillips

Public Health England (PHE) has today published Everybody Active, Every Day, a framework for nationwide action to combat the physical inactivity epidemic. PHE’s latest statistics place inactivity responsible for one in six deaths in England .... more>>

Power Rangers and Fit For Sport team up to get kids moving  
By Tom Anstey

The Power Rangers are following in the footsteps of Peppa Pig, as the team of superheroes are now turning their attention to fighting inactivity. Fit For Sport has joined forces with .... more>>
Mark Talley joins Everyone Active as group fitness development manager  
By Jak Phillips

Everyone Active has appointed Mark Talley as group fitness development manager, with a brief of introducing new products, ideas and technology to aid customer retention and push the company forward. Talley will also work with Everyone Active’s .... more>>
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth  
By Jak Phillips

Children's activity and sport provider Fit For Sport has strengthened its management team with two new appointments to support ongoing expansion. Anita De Villiers has joined the company as head of children’s experience, tasked with ensuring Fit .... more>>
British Military Fitness seeks cover with new indoor offering  
By Jak Phillips

Battling the elements is a familiar pastime for British Military Fitness (BMF) trainers and devotees, but those less inclined towards al fresco exercise can also get in on the action as the .... more>>
Fitness First eyes sale of 80 German clubs  
By Jak Phillips

Fitness First is in talks to sell its 80 health clubs in Germany as the business bids to hasten its transformation and Asian expansion, Health Club Management understands. Corporate finance firm Lincoln International is advising the Oaktree Capital-owned gym chain on .... more>>
Chris Brown swaps FitLinxx for Performance Health Systems  
By Jak Phillips

Equipment supplier Performance Health Systems (PHS) has appointed Chris Brown head of healthcare and medical for its Power Plate and bioDensity brands. Brown is tasked with identifying opportunities and managing sales in the corporate wellness, .... more>>
Scott Rolfe replaces Jon Argent as Halo CEO  
By Jak Phillips

Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive. Rolfe joined the leisure operator 12 years ago as one of the founding members of its senior management team and has .... more>>
Microsoft poised to launch a wearable device ‘within weeks’  
By Jak Phillips

Microsoft is reportedly weeks away from launching its own smartwatch with fitness tracking features, expected to challenge existing offerings from rivals .... more>>
Cycling specialist Neil Troutman joins Keiser UK as master instructor  
By Jak Phillips

Keiser UK has appointed Neil Troutman as new master instructor, tasked with building a team of master instructors to deliver Keiser’s M Series and Air training .... more>>
Naked mixed-gender yoga takes off in London  
By Helen Andrews

The latest fitness trend to hit London is mixed-gender naked yoga classes. Actor Matthew McConaughey and pop artist Lady Gaga are said to be fans of the .... more>>
Turkish hospital brand plans new chain of health clubs  
By Kate Cracknell

A new club, Acibadem Sports, has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. Owned by Acibadem, a leader in healthcare and hospitals, the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) club is .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Health clubs under threat from march of microgyms, says Ray Algar  
By Jak Phillips

Traditional health clubs offering a broad selection of activities at a mid-range price are at serious risk of having their business ‘salami-sliced’ away by .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Olav Thorstad wins European Leadership Award  
By Jak Phillips

Health & Fitness Nordic Company CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership Award 2014 during the 14th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Amsterdam this morning (17 October). Announcing the award, IHRSA president and CEO Joe Moore .... more>>

Features


People news:

Alan Holl leaves Virgin Active to join functional specialist TRX
Early start

Research round-up:
Early start


Two new studies into children’s exercise look at why it matters, and how we can help ensure it happens
Managing risk

Management series:
Managing risk


A bottom-up approach to risk management can work for clubs, says Right Directions’ Gill Twell in her step-by-step guide
Integrated technology

Group CV:
Integrated technology


Technology has the power to transform group exercise classes. We speak to operators who are putting the latest technology to good use
ProInsight

Promotional Feature:
ProInsight


David Hopkins, MD and founder of mystery shopping and research company Proinsight, on turning everyday insights into profits
Bidding for the obesity buck

Obesity:
Bidding for the obesity buck


Kath Hudson offers an overview of the groups and schemes pitching to help tackle the UK’s obesity crisis
Expanding overseas

Everyone’s talking about...:
Expanding overseas


As the economy improves, will fitness operators eye new markets or consolidate their existing bases?
Technogym

Promotional Feature:
Technogym


mywellness cloud – delivering the ultimate digital workout experience for your members


Interview – Amen Iseghohi:

Inspired by his childhood in Africa, Amen Iseghohi launched a chain of back-to-basics gyms that use recycled tyres. He talks to Magali Robathan
Approaching the summit

ukactive update:
Approaching the summit


CEO of ukactive David Stalker looks ahead to this year’s ukactive National Summit
Consumer insight

IHRSA update:
Consumer insight


Findings from the 2014 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report
Cool customer

Exercise science:
Cool customer


Vasper claims to reproduce the effects of intense anaerobic training in just 20 minutes. We report
Product news
No limits to anti-gravity treadmill as mobile showcase launches

No limits to anti-gravity treadmill as mobile showcase launches

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A NASA-engineered treadmill is set to take-off after a mobile showroom was launched to enable to enable potential customers to trial the technology on their doorstep.
 
A winning combination

A winning combination

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Lowe & Fletcher has launched a range of contactless digital combination locks, which allow the user immediate and simple keypad access without the need for a key.
 
Getting ahead of the competition

Getting ahead of the competition

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Physical Company has launched a new collection of strength equipment. The ‘Competition Range’ features kettlebells, PU bumper plates and pro Olympic bars.
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Life Fitness

Our enduring commitment to helping people live healthier lives means we’re always looking at what’s next.

For over forty years, Life Fitness has been at the forefront in meeting the product needs that match, and often lead, these trends.
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A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed.
  Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

When Gambaru decided to open 24 hours a day, Addgards’ Hand & Handle Wet Wipe stations provided the perfect solution for fast, effective cleaning of all gym equipment for their members.
  Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

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