Exclusive: British Cycling axes jobs amid sponsorship shortfall and waning membership

Redundancies made following 7% drop in membership and sponsorship struggle

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British Cycling has made a round of redundancies off the back of a staffing restructure which took place across the national governing body, Cycling Weekly has learned. 

According to a leaked draft version of the national governing body’s annual report and financial statements for the year ended March 2023, shared with Cycling Weekly, the organisation had to tighten its belt in the aftermath of a year which saw “lower than forecast sponsorship” and “declining membership” figures. 

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Tom Thewlis

Tom has been writing for Cycling Weekly since 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 

Since joining the team, he has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the World Championships in Glasgow. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world. 

As well as on the ground reporting, Tom writes race reports from the men's and women's WorldTour and helps with coverage of UK domestic cycling.