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Cost of living

Sport England: The rising cost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity [January 2024]Sport England: The rising cost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity [January 2024]

London Sport
Added 19 days ago
Sport England and System Partners (including London Sport) commissioned this report by Sheffield Hallam University to collate the insight and learning around cost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity. It considers the following themes: sport economy, participation, clubs, facilities, workforce. Cost of living has had an impact on participation levels, and there are a number of challenges for example around retention o...Sport England and System Partners (including London Sport) commissioned this report by Sheffield Hallam University to collate the insight and learning around cost of living and its impact on sport and physical activity. ...

BUCS Cost-of-Living Report [Published: August 2023]BUCS Cost-of-Living Report [Published: August 2023]

London Sport
Added 5 months ago
BUCS sought to understand the views of both staff and students on how participation in sport and physical activity may have been affected by the increasing cost of living. They conducted surveys (which engaged 2,334 students and 80 staff from 140 higher education institutions), as well as interviews and focus groups with 16 students and Sabbatical Officers. They found five main themes: ·      Everyone has been squeezed: the whole high...BUCS sought to understand the views of both staff and students on how participation in sport and physical activity may have been affected by the increasing cost of living. They conducted surveys (which engaged 2,334 stud...

Leading bodies for health, sport, fitness and leisure urge Prime Minister to intervene as grassroots facilities face ‘final straw’ if energy relief endsLeading bodies for health, sport, fitness and leisure urge Prime Minister to intervene as grassroots facilities face ‘final straw’ if energy relief ends

London Sport
Added a year ago
This letter written by a coalition of more than 200 bodies and individuals* from the worlds of health, sport, recreation, and leisure was written to the Prime Minister with an urgent plea for greater support for grassroots facilities and clubs amid the ongoing energy crisis. With energy costs relief for the UK’s swimming pools, leisure centres, community facilities, and gyms ending on 31 March, thousands of facilities and clubs are at r...This letter written by a coalition of more than 200 bodies and individuals* from the worlds of health, sport, recreation, and leisure was written to the Prime Minister with an urgent plea for greater support for grassroo...

Activity Check-in: Focus on the impact of cost of livingActivity Check-in: Focus on the impact of cost of living

London Sport
Added a year ago
This report by Sport England explores their current, collective understanding of how the cost of living impacts people's activity levels and shares some ideas on how to help people get, or remain, active at low or no cost. Through a qualitative online community consultation and various surveys, authors established 4 key actionable points for partners and organisations who work in the sport and physical activity sector: (1) Focus on the ...This report by Sport England explores their current, collective understanding of how the cost of living impacts people's activity levels and shares some ideas on how to help people get, or remain, active at low or no cos...

COVID-19 Recovery and the Cost of Living Crisis A survey of grassroots community clubs and groupsCOVID-19 Recovery and the Cost of Living Crisis A survey of grassroots community clubs and groups

London Sport
Added a year ago
The Cost of Living Crisis: The impact on grassroots community sport and recreation, published in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre and Sport:80, outlines the challenging situation facing clubs across the country this winter. With energy bills expected to almost double in the coming year, and clubs’ reserves already depleted from COVID-19, these additional costs are likely to be passed on to pa...The Cost of Living Crisis: The impact on grassroots community sport and recreation, published in partnership with Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre and Sport:80, outlines the challenging situat...

The cost-of-living crisis: Effect on the nation's mental healthThe cost-of-living crisis: Effect on the nation's mental health

London Sport
Added a year ago
With the cost-of-living crisis continuing to rise in 2023, business owners are growing more anxious about their source of income. We are hearing more and more stories about people having to close down their businesses, including ones that are important for the community, such as florists and food shops (1). The consequences of this are not just devastating for the business owners, who have to try to find another way to earn money, but a...With the cost-of-living crisis continuing to rise in 2023, business owners are growing more anxious about their source of income. We are hearing more and more stories about people having to close down their businesses, i...