November 2023

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Gladstone Ltd. announces multi-million pound deal with Everyone Active
As the number one choice for over 500 health and leisure operators, servicing in excess of 40,000 users and 8,000,000 members, the deal for our services represents the largest of its kind in the industry, highlighting our status as a trusted software partner of choice.

The development marks the continuation of a dynamic collaboration that commenced in 2006 when Gladstone, chosen as Everyone Active’s technology partner of choice, began playing a pivotal role in their strategic goal to become one of the UK’s foremost leisure management companies, now with over 200 managed sites across over 60 local authorities.

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Keepme & Gladstone join forces to transform the fitness industry, combining industry reach with access to AI technology
Discover how this strategic collaboration will empower fitness operators with state-of-the-art solutions that unlock the full potential of their data, leading to enhanced member retention and optimised lead conversion rates. This partnership promises to enrich member experience and proper sustainable business growth. 

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The leisure sector steps up its digital game
Our General Manager, Steve Scales, discusses how the tide is turning within the leisure sector, as operators continue to embrace digital transformation. Read on...



October 2023

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Gladstone & Endurance Zone New Partnership
Read about our strategic partnership with Endurance Zone, a global provider of reward and engagement solutions built for the sports, fitness, and health sector. This innovative collaboration aims to enhance member engagement and loyalty by introducing an exciting new rewards feature within our software platform. 

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Reconnect with Lapsed Members & Boost Engagement
Do you ever find yourself struggling to reconnect with lapsed members & boost their engagement? Our very own Steve Scales has shared insights on how software can revolutionise your member retention game in the latest HCM feature

August 2023

Older generations spell opportunity for the leisure sector; how can operators reap the rewards?
While 65+-year-olds represent 22% of the UK population, they only make up 9% of gym memberships in the UK. That’s because historically, the fitness and leisure industry has pursued the younger generation when it comes to memberships, but in doing so, they are missing out on a huge opportunity to tap into a section of society who often have the time and resources to become loyal members. Read more.

You might like to watch our Wellington Leisure case study video which talks to how older people engage with their club using a mobile app.

Laurel FE News Student mental health crisis - technology 'can help turn the tide'. 

Our Higher Education Account Manager Laurel Marriott discusses the current state of mental health within UK universities, and how exercise can help improve it. Discover more. 


July 2023

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New partnership sees Gladstone Software integrate with ReferAll to harness seamless end-to-end health-related referrals across UK leisure landscape.

ReferAll, the UK’s leading exercise referral platform, has today announced a new partnership with Gladstone Ltd, the leading supplier of leisure management software in the UK & Ireland, which will transform the provision of leisure-based health programmes for millions.

As the trusted supplier of over 500 health and leisure operators, Gladstone service in excess of 40,000 users and 8,000,000 members – including the likes of David Lloyd, Everyone Active, Fitness First, and an array of the UK’s biggest councils and universities – and through the partnership, operators using Gladstone’s UK industry-first cloud-native software, will now be able to seamlessly integrate with ReferAll’s specialist data management platform for health and wellbeing programmes. Find out more. 


June 2023

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Lindsay Micklethwaite, Head of Product at Gladstone, discusses the challenges facing women in the IT industry, the benefits of workplace equality and diversity and ways in which these can be promoted, with Phil Alsop from Diverse IT.

Watch on YouTube 

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Phil Davies, CTO discusses "How the Leisure Industry can learn from Netflix" in the June edition (page 8) of Workout magazine.  Read the article.



March 2023

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Gladstone Ltd, the leading supplier of leisure management software in the UK & Ireland, today announced record turnover of £14m in its latest financial year-end results, up from £11m in 2018, representing 127% growth over the past four years.  As the leisure industry continues to fight back, Gladstone have pledged to continue to invest 40% of profits into research and development, and to increase R&D spend by 10% year-on-year as the sector embraces and learns from digital solutions in the post-covid era. Read more.

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Leisure management software firm Gladstone used both Docker and Kubernates to help build its recently launched cloud native, full-service offering, discover more.

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Alarming findings from a recent report released by the World Obesity Federation suggested more than half of the world’s population will be classified as obese or overweight by 2035. According to one of ukactive’s most recently released Digital Futures reports, in fact, the overall score for the sector’s digital maturity and effectiveness was noted at 51%. The index describes this level (40-59%) as ‘Digital Experimenter’, typically meaning that operators are making great strides but missing the investment, goal alignment and rapid advances to yield a strong performance. The findings pointed to a lack of a robust digital strategy, continual investment, and adaptability of third-party technology platforms as reasons holding operators back. Read the full article.

Fitness News Europe Header Fitness News Europe: Claire Rollins, Gladstone’s chief executive, said that it’s investing about £2.5 million (€2.8m) per year in product development, and its team has expanded to about 105 employees at the start of this year, up from 75 one year earlier. Gladstone’s sales moved up by 7.5% to about £14 million (€15.8m) last year, and Rollins has budgeted another rise of 10% this year.
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For International Women’s Day, we collected industry expert predictions on how the tech industry can better support women.
- Claire Rollins, CEO at Gladstone Ltd 
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UK leading leisure management software supplier Gladstone Ltd bolsters C-suite team with new hires.
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What can be done to transform the January boom and bust into longer-term retained growth for both the leisure sector, but also the nation's growth? A key pillar of this has to be an effective digital strategy.