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  • Safeguarding in Sport and Physical Activity

    The Sport and Recreation Alliance is committed to working with our members and partners to create a culture of safeguarding both children and adults. 

    Published 29 November 2016 Hannah Dobbin
  • The Contemporary Non-Executive Director… a must-have on your board

    Louis Cooper, CEO of the Non-Executive Directors’ Association (NEDA), considers the changing role of the Non-Executive Director in modern organisations and advises how Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) in the sport and recreation sector can learn from the corporate sector to ensure they adapt and add value for the benefit of their board. Published 22 November 2016 Guest blog
  • Access for all

    The CMS select committee inquiry raised the issue of sports stadia accessibility - a matter that effects all sport and recreation organisations that work together with clubs and stadiums. Lord Holmes of Richmond, who gave evidence at the inquiry, explains more about the guidance that is available and the current situation in football clubs across the country. 

    Published 18 November 2016 Lord Holmes of Richmond
  • Streets Revolution

    The Oxford Social Inclusion Cup is more than just a football tournament. It brings together people who have experienced mental health problems, members of the local community and health services to promote positive social inclusion. Jon Regler, founder of the inclusion cup explains more. Published 17 November 2016 Guest blog
  • A Window into Sports Governance

    Rob Tate looks at one of the less headline-grabbing areas of the new Code for Sports Governance; requirements for increased transparency in funded bodies.

    Published 10 November 2016 Rob Tate
  • Join In to see the benefits of volunteering

    Jenny Scott, formerly of Join In and now Volunteer Project Manager at the Alliance, explains a bit more about Join In and how Alliance members can benefit by tapping in to the volunteer movement. Published 04 November 2016 Jenny Scott
  • Traveleads: Leadership Material

    Ahead of the Leadership Convention we've asked our partners at Traveleads what their thoughts are on leadership and change. What makes a good leader? How have they as an organisation adapted to change? Published 27 October 2016 Guest blog
  • Diversity crucial to creating a workorce to be reckoned with

    Continuing the Governance and Workforce theme, Governance Officer Rob Tate takes a look at the push for improved diversity in the sector and how this can be implemented successfully in your organisation. Published 27 October 2016 Rob Tate
  • Governance and Workforce Month Q&A with Jane Nickerson

    As part of Governance and Workforce Month we've asked Jane Nickerson, Interim CEO of the ASA, about its approach to good governance and how it ensures it develops a strong and skilled workforce. Published 27 October 2016 Jane Nickerson
  • Getting to grips with governance

    As part of Governance and Workforce Month, James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs, surveys the governance landscape of the sector ahead of the upcoming launch of the new UK Code for Sports Governance. Published 19 October 2016 James Allen