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Employee ownership

A project I worked on at Matrix Evidence in 2010 has been referenced by a recent piece of work led by Graeme Nuttall for BIS: Sharing Success: The Nuttall Review of Employee Ownership. This...

Letter to the Prime Minister

This is an edited version of a letter I was asked to write for the Evening Standard Dear Mr Cameron, I doubt any of us would disagree that the London Olympics has been an awe-inspiring spectacle...
Kids on podium

The problem with ‘sport’ and the Olympic legacy

Yes, I know, provocative title, especially seeing as we have all been so absorbed by the dramatic trials and tribulations of Team GB (or your own country's team) in the superb London 2012 Olympic...
Photo of Michael Gove launching National Sport Week

The politics of school sport

There is a long history of political intervention in the UK to encourage sports participation. In 1960, the Wolfenden report, Sport and the Community led by Sir John Wolfenden, was released. One of its...
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Olympic legacy for sale

The upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games has primarily been sold to the public with two arguments: That the games will provide economic benefits That the games will increase sports participation The government is quite keen to publicise...
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Poster on validating exercise measures in the BCS70

I recently presented this poster at the internal IOE poster conference for a piece of work that provides evidence for the validity of simple exercise measures available in the BCS70 during adult waves. It shows...