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Chief Executive
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 pa
Location: Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Company: Link4Life


Assistant Manager - Resources
Salary: £24,000
Location: Chester, United Kingdom
Company: Cheshire County Sports Club
Retail Store Manager
Salary: £25k - £28k pa + bonuses + overtime
Location: Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Company: Fitness Superstore
Recreational Assistant
Salary: £5.35 - £6.50
Location: Newbury, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £16,750 - £18,096
Location: North Solihull, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Aquazone Swimming Instructors
Salary: £10.00 per hour
Location: Rushcliffe, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Duty Manager
Salary: £18000
Location: Willink, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Recreational Assistant
Salary: £5.30 - £6.50
Location: Willink, United Kingdom
Company: Parkwood Leisure
Start your Personal Training Career
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
Company: Diverse Trainers
Personal Trainers
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Manchester Portland Street, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group
Crew Member / Fitness Instructor (part time)
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie Group
Fitness Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chesham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Company: Ènergie 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
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

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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
Jo Monkhouse swaps Everyone Active for Leisure-net  
Jo Monkhouse swaps Everyone Active for Leisure-net

By Jak Phillips

Industry consultancy Leisure-net Solutions has appointed Jo Monkhouse as a data insight manager, a role that will see her supporting clients to maximise the outcomes of the data they generate. Monkhouse has spent the last 13 years working with Everyone Active (SLM), initially as a membership manager looking .... more>>
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  
By Jak Phillips

Public Health England (PHE) has today published Everybody Active, Every Day, a framework for nationwide action to combat the physical inactivity .... 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>>

Features
A sense of purpose

Gymtopia series:
A sense of purpose


UK-based Mosaic Spa & Health Clubs is working with a charity in Uganda to rediscover the company’s mission. Ray Algar reports
Cool customer

Exercise science:
Cool customer


Vasper claims to reproduce the effects of intense anaerobic training in just 20 minutes. We report
The future of fitness

Consumer research:
The future of fitness


Michael Oliver analyses the findings of Mintel’s 2014 Health and Fitness Clubs industry report
Approaching the summit

ukactive update:
Approaching the summit


CEO of ukactive David Stalker looks ahead to this year’s ukactive National Summit
Social addiction

Social media:
Social addiction


Manraaj Sunner offers his advice to health clubs looking to develop an effective social media strategy
Technogym

Promotional Feature:
Technogym


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


Lightweights:

Zombie races, selfies top the poll of gym-goers’ peeves, and action movies prove bad for your waistline


News round-up:

Fitness First revs up its rebrand, LA fitness launched second LAX club, and Apple unveils its iWatch
Offshore fitness

New opening:
Offshore fitness


Alison Bledge examines how the offshore industry is managing the wellbeing of its workers, and looks at a gym installed onboard the floating hotel Safe Scandinavia
Gladstone

Promotional Feature:
Gladstone


One of the early adopters of the Gladstone MobilePro app explains how it has improved their business
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
Expanding overseas

Everyone’s talking about...:
Expanding overseas


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

Focus Training is one of the largest providers of high quality training to the Health and Fitness industry in the UK.

Focus Training offer a uniquely flexible product and service, delivering a wide range of fitness qualifications to individuals through a mix of supported home study and attendance at workshops.
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Featured Suppliers
Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

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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