Health & Fitness in the news – 12/10/2011

 

Exercise and Industry

1. Esporta claims victory in VAT tribunal hearing
Leisure Management

Health club operator Esporta has won its legal case to make payment arrears recovered from members to be free of VAT.

Leisure Management

2. Taxman clamps down on private tutors, fitness instructors
The Telegraph

Private tutors, musical instrument teachers and fitness instructors face a clampdown by the taxman trying to catch out after-hours teachers who are paid cash-in-hand by middle class families.

The Telegraph

3. Save the Atherton Leisure Centre
Socialist Worker

Users of the Atherton Leisure Centre in Stratford, east London are campaigning to save it from closure.

Socialist Worker

Health & Lifestyle

1.House of Lords to vote on England NHS bill delay
BBC News

The House of Lords is to vote on plans that ministers say could kill off the government’s health bill for England.

BBC News

2. Chocolate ‘cuts stroke risk’
The Telegraph

Women who eat a bar of chocolate a week could reduce their chances of having a stroke by 20 per cent, according to a new study.

The Telegraph

3. Get out for walk to school month in Warrington
This is Cheshire

DUMP the car and wrap up warm for international Walk to School month.

This is Cheshire