A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
This report examines governance in the voluntary sports sector, focusing on NGBs in the UK. The report seeks to understand a variety of board-specific issues including board structure, roles and responsibilities; board development; risk management and legal compliance; and board involvement in strategy.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016
UK Sport, Sport England
The Sport England and UK Sport Code of Sports Governance. It is a mandatory set of Requirements for those organisations seeking public funding, as required by the Government in its 2015 strategy Sporting Future.
Sat, 26 Mar 2016
Sport England's strategy 2016-2021.
Mon, 14 Sep 2015
Triennial reviews are part of the government's public bodies reform programme providing a robust challenge to the continuing need for non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs) and reviewing their functions, performance, control and governance arrangements. This is the first triennial review of UK Sport...
Sat, 10 Apr 2010
Birkbeck Sport Business Centre
This report analyses the standards of governance at UK NGBs and considers the extent to which some of the recommendations from the Modernisation Programme have been implemented.
Tue, 07 Dec 2021
Sport England & UK Sport
Following the first Leadership Audit conducted in 2018, once again in 2020 board members in organisations funded by us or UK Sport were asked to complete a survey.
Available to download below, the latest Audit captures data related to gender, ethnicity, disability, LGBT+, sexuality and educational background....
A Summary Report Investigating The Level Of Duty Of Care Understanding In Community Sport Settings In The UK
Fri, 05 Jan 2018
The Sports Think Tank
The review follows the Duty of Care in Sport report (April, 2017) led by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, DL which sets out clear recommendations that aim to look after the people at the very heart of the sector – the people who take part and volunteer.
Sat, 09 Sep 2017
The findings and recommendations of the Independent Review into the Climate and Culture of the World Class Programme (WCP) at British Cycling.
Wed, 07 Jun 2017
In April 2017, British Cycling and UK Sport agreed to carry out an audit based upon allegations outside of the scope of the Cycling Independent Review. To this end, UK Sport commissioned a special review of British Cycling to consider these allegations.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017
Sports Betting Integrity Forum
The Sport and Sports Betting Integrity Action Plan was published in September 2015. It outlines Britain's approach to addressing risks to the integrity of sport and sports betting.
Tue, 10 Nov 2015
Women In Sport
The report assesses the number of women in board and executive positions in sport organisations in the UK and provides recommendations on how to increase gender diversity in sport leadership.