A research library of key reports on the sports and physical activity sector from a variety of sources.
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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.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017
Women In Sport
One of Women in Sport's strategic goals is for more women to work in sport and be fairly represented at the leadership level. Through this report they challenge and encourage the sport sector to take action to make this happen.
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...
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, 23 Mar 2015
A response to the government's public consultation from Sports Leaders UK.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014
Women on Boards
This report delivers a baseline dataset on the participation of women on sports governing bodies in the lead up to the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. It shows that women remain under-represented on the majority of sporting boards at international and national levels
Mon, 24 Mar 2014
International Journal of Public Sector Management
The paper aims to utilise Adam and Kriesi's Network Approach to policy analysis to examine the range of exogenous factors that affect interactions in the community sport policy process from a local authority perspective.
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....
Thu, 29 Apr 2021
Contains data concerning activity levels among adults in the UK between 2019-2020, while also highlighting the impact of Covid-19 on physical activity and the sector's response to the ensuing challenges.