Yorkshire Region

 Name
Chris

 Position
Regional Director

We have more than 150 Advisors available for clients

Meet some of our Advisors local to the Yorkshire Region below

 Name
Richard

 Position
Boardroom Advisor/ Mentor

 Name
Dave

 Position
Boardroom Advisor/ Mentor

 Name
Doug

 Position
Boardroom Advisor

 Name
Tony

 Position
Board Advisor

Yorkshire Region

Are you looking for part-time director level support for your business? Boardroom Advisors has a team of local advisors for businesses in the Yorkshire region, including Leeds, Sheffield, Bradford, and Kingston-Upon-Hull.

As well as the team of local advisors, Boardroom Advisors has a national team of over 150 Advisors. All of our Advisors have experience on Boards and have scaled up business before, so can provide their expertise for whatever challenges you scale-up or SME might face.

Chris, Regional Director for Boardroom Advisors, will help connect you with the right support for your business. From Board Advisory through to CEOs with specialisations from Strategy to Sales, there’s an Advisor to suit you. You can find a full overview of our services here.

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Introduction to the Yorkshire Region

  • Yorkshire contributed around £146m to UK’s regional GDP in 2019.
  • Leeds, Yorkshire’s largest city boasts of being one of the Best Cities to Start a Business in the UK.
  • Yorkshire is home to two of the busiest airports in the world, Leeds Bradford International Airport, and Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield, which are ranked as the 16th and 26th busiest airports in the world respectively. They have scheduled commercial airline services and have served over 3.2 million and 690,000 passengers respectively in 2014.
  • In 2018, 1.39 million international visitors were welcomed to Yorkshire with a £603.73 million spend. Domestic Tourism reached 10.479 million and 129.8 million for overnight and day visits respectively reaching £1.744 billion spends for overnight stays and £5.066 billion for day visits.
  • Yorkshire is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey and Saltaire.

Yorkshire is home to home to 5.3 Million residents and 77.6% of whom are of working age.

Yorkshire’s vibrant, thriving major cities include Leeds, Sheffield, and Bradford.

While Yorkshire is the largest county in the United Kingdom, Leeds is Yorkshire’s largest city and has been named the best city outside London making it the best choice for entrepreneurs to grow a business and scale.

Yorkshire’s core businesses are large-scale heavy industry, manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, digital industries, environmental technologies, financial services, construction, retail, real estate, and public services – primarily for health and education.

Famed for its rich culture, history, and expansive green moors, Yorkshire boasts of the picturesque beauty of the Yorkshire dales, stunning landscapes of green moors, sandy beaches of the Yorkshire coast, picturesque cobbled streets of York and Leeds’ cosmopolitan charm.

Locally famed as ‘God’s own country’, Yorkshire is famed for a myriad of inventions, great stuff, and the “firsts” to the world. One of them is being the birthplace of the “Catseye” reflective road stud inventor – widely recognized for road safety, Peter Shaw. It is also home to the world’s first commercially successful steam locomotive built by Matthew Murray. Sheffield FC, the world’s very first football club was formed in Yorkshire in 1857.

Yorkshire is home to the iconic National Railway Museum in York – the largest of its kind in the world where you can see the only Japanese bullet train outside of Japan. Leeds is also home to the first surviving film according to the Guinness World Records.

Tourists and residents alike are drawn to the must-see novel attractions like Harrogate International Centre, sandy beaches, and peaceful walks in the national park appropriate for business and home life.

Many business start-ups choose Yorkshire because there is a great pool of talent already living, working, and studying here.

Ideally placed for regional, national or international travel, Yorkshire’s motorway networks, overground services, taxis, bus routes, and two airports take passengers swiftly to any desired location within or outside the UK.