General Meeting

Date –  Wednesday 24 May

Venue – The Suites, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, 6 Centenary Square, B1 2EP

Time – 10am – 3pm

Type of Event – Members Only/In Person

Booking – Please email [email protected] for a booking form.

10am Opening of the Meeting and Chair Welcome 

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

Minutes of the General Meeting, held  8th February 2023 via Zoom, and Matters Arising

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

The Executive Overview

  • Chairman’s Report
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Honorary Secretary Report
  • Community Leisure Scotland Chair Report
  • Community Leisure Wales Director Report
  • Single Sites Group Chair Report
  • Culture Director Report
  • Update from representatives as appropriate                         
10.45am Business Partners to join and comfort break
11.00am Chief Executive Report
11.20am Group Discussion: Energy and Cost of Living Crisis

An opportunity for members to engage with colleagues through group discussion sessions to discuss key challenges and potential solutions/actions.

12.20pm Any other business and close of the Members’ Meeting

Phil Rumbelow, Chair

12.30pm               Networking Lunch with Guests Joining
1.15pm Recruitment and Retention

We will hear from three members in this section who have all taken different approaches to recruitment and retention:

  • Oldham Community Leisure who have introduced a wellbeing focus for staff, with changes to terms and conditions, staff benefits and the introduction of new roles to establish pathways for progression.
  • Burnley Leisure and Culture who will talk about their Apprenticeship scheme and their work with DWP and local prisons around recruitment. 
  • Active Luton will share their experience around the recruitment and retention of volunteers, and insights from their involvement in the Active Kindness programme.

There will be time for questions and discussion following the presentations.

Meeting Close 3.00pm

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