A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
About This Report:
This is the fifth report produced on the value of sport in the UK and the methodology employed is consistent with both the earlier reports conducted by the Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC) and comparative reports produced in other EU Member States as agreed by the EU Working Group.
Sun, 20 Nov 2022
A new report is calling on the Government to capitalise on the role that sport can play in helping unemployed young people from disadvantaged backgrounds around the UK move into sustained work and training.
Thu, 09 Nov 2017
Sheffield Hallam University
A 'Satellite Account' for Olympic and Paralympic sports, quantifying their economic importance to the UK economy.
Thu, 01 Dec 2016
European Sport Management Quarterly
This article provides insights on the impacts of austerity policy through an examination of the experiences of two different countries and sport organisations.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015
Sport and Recreation Alliance
Released shortly after the Conservative Government was installed, this report intends to set the scene across a number of areas where the Sport and Recreation Alliance feel there will be challenges for their members and the sector more widely in the coming years.
Sun, 03 Sep 2023
Sport has the power to transform lives. Of course, it keeps us fit. But so much more. For the young people of this nation, sport unlocks life-long friends, introduces mentors, provides purpose, builds confidence – and keeps us out of trouble.1 It boosts academic prospects, combats mental ill health,...
Fri, 01 Sep 2023
The DCMS/ Government sport and physical activity strategy launched in the summer recess of 2023
Tue, 20 Jun 2023
The Active Partnerships National Organisation is the national charity of the Active Partnerships Network – a collective of 43 locally-led, nonprofit, strategic organisations who, as valued system partners of Sport England with reach across every place in England, play a pivotal role in 'Uniting...
Thu, 15 Jun 2023
For these reasons, I believe an incoming Labour government should put health and wellbeing at the front and centre of its promise to the people of Britain. More specifically, we should guarantee that everything we do in government will both be fully costed and meet three essential tests, to: • Deliver...
Thu, 20 Apr 2023
This report presents data from the Active Lives Adult Survey for the period mid-November 2021 to mid-November 2022. Data is presented for adults aged 16+ in England. This report contains a full year of postcoronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions. Release dates This release: 20 April 2023 Next release: 25...
Mon, 19 Dec 2022
- A growing proportion of clubs are in severe financial difficulty, operating with low reserves following COVID-19 – this is currently the case for a quarter of clubs and is expected to rise to a third in the coming year