• South Yorkshire Partner seminar: Wealth Planning and...

    When: 22/05/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Tuesday 22nd May
    Time: 07:30 for 08:00 till 09:30
    Venue: Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel, Britannia Way, Catcliffe, Sheffield, S60 5BD
    Speakers: Phil Harris & Tess Williams

    A seminar from Brown Shipley around the different aspects of wealth planning. Focusing on specific areas in relation to business owners the seminar will highlight real life scenarios others have faced and how wealth planning has assisted their ambitions.
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  • South Yorkshire Masterclass: Leadership

    When: 24/05/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 24th May
    Time: 07:30 for 08:00 till 09:30
    Venue: Holiday Inn Royal Victoria, Victoria Station Road, Sheffield, S4 7YE
    Speaker: Richard Field

    Entrepreneurs (and everyone else): Success comes from hard work (!) & getting the basics right.This is a highly interactive session for understanding the basics:

    - The three specifics to focus on
    - A powerful model to touchstone against
    - How to construct & use a simple & powerful plan for y... Read More
  • Leeds Masterclass: The life cycle of a business - fr...

    When: 07/06/2018

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 7th June
    Time: 12.00 for 12.45 - 14.30
    The life cycle of a business - from creation to sale
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
    Speaker: Sir Anthony Ullmann Co-Founder of Autofil

    In 1998 Anthony, together with his business partner, created the company that is now Autofil Worldwide Limited when he bought Europe’s most modern state of the art manufacturing facility in Nottingham. Over the next few years he built the business to sales of £40m... Read More
  • The story of Yorkshire Wildlife Park

    When: 12/06/2018

    Where: Yorkshire Wildlife Park, DONCASTER, DN4 6TB

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Tuesday 12th June
    Time: 18:00 for 18:30 till 20:45
    Venue: Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Warning Tongue Lane, Branton, Doncaster, DN4 6TB
    Speaker: Cheryl Williams, Joint Managing Director and co-founder Yorkshire Wildlife Park

    Come and hear Cheryl Williams, the Joint Managing Director and one of the founders and owners of the Yorkshire Wildlife Park, explain the ups and downs on the road to this great South Yorkshire achievement and what exciting diversification plans they have for the futu... Read More
  • Clarion seminar: Protecting your business

    When: 14/06/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 14th June
    Time: 08.00 for 08:30 till 10:00
    Clarion seminar: Protecting your business
    Venue: Clarion Solicitors, Elizabeth House, 13-19 Queen Street, Leeds, LS1 2TW
    Chris Booth, Partner, Employment and Sue Streatfield, Legal Director, Intellectual Property

    Employment Contracts

    In this session, Chris Booth will highlight the importance of protecting your business and identify the w... Read More
  • CY Partner Golf Day

    When: 19/06/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Tuesday 19th June
    Time: 10am arrival
    Venue: Rudding Park, Follifoot, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 1JH

    We would be delighted if you can join us for the Connect Yorkshire golf day, kindly sponsored by WPA Healthcare, at Rudding Park

    *There are only 40 places available and these will be on a first come first served basis* 
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  • Connect 4 Lunch

    When: 27/06/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Connect Yorkshire and Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber have joined forces to deliver this networking event for members and non-members. 

    To book your place for this, please follow the link below:

    How much is your business worth

    Ever wondered how much your business is worth and how to increase its value?

    Andy Ryder is the Corporate Finance Partner at Shorts and has 20 years’ experienc... Read More
  • Leeds Masterclass: Growing the Top Line

    When: 05/07/2018

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 5th July
    Time: 12.00 for 12.45 - 14.30
    Growing the Top Line
    Venue: Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG
    Speakers: Russell Manning founder of Manning Stainton, Martin Port founder of BigChange & David Marx Ex CEO of Giles Food Ltd

    This Masterclass will help both those members in the early stages of developing an effective sales model and those with established sales structures. It will deal with issues such as:

    - Sales process and value proposition Read More
  • Sheffield Masterclass: The story of Visualfiles

    When: 10/07/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Tuesday 10th July
    Time: 12.00 for 12.45 till 14.30
    The story of Visualfiles
    Venue: Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel, Britannia Way, Catcliffe, Sheffield, S60 5BD
    Speakers: Neil Ewin and Mark Woodward

    Neil Ewin and Mark Woodward ran, built and sold the largest legal software company in the UK over 20 years culminating in the sale of the business in 2006 when it was turning over £15m and employed 150 people with offices in with offices in Leeds, Glasgow, Southampto... Read More
  • West & North Yorkshire joint seminar: Financing ...

    When: 12/07/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 12th July
    Time: 08:30 for 09:00 till 10:30
    Financing Growth
    Village Hotel Leeds South, Capitol Blvd, Tingley, Leeds LS27 0TS
    Speakers: Simon Palmer of Garbutt + Elliott & 
    Mark Broadley of Handelsbanken
    Our Banking partner and West & North Yorkshire Accountancy partner are teaming up to deliver a joint seminar on 'Financing growth', and will cover areas such as:
    - Overdrafts and security
    - Invoice Finance
    - Asset Finance
    - Equity in... Read More
  • Speed Networking

    When: 09/08/2018

    Where: Building 5, Carwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Thursday 9th August
    Time: 07:30 for 08:00 till 09:45
    Speed Networking
    Venue: Building 5 Carrwood Park, Selby Road, Leeds, LS15 4LG

    We believe that our members should get to know each other more, because although there has been a lot of business done between members, there are still plenty more opportunities to be capitalised on.

    Each attendee will have three minutes on a 1-2-1 basis to tell the others about their business and to hear about everyone else's business.

    This event is onl... Read More
  • Leeds Masterclass: Acquiring a business

    When: 05/09/2018


    Price (inc VAT): £0.00

    Date: Wednesday 5th September
    Time: 07.30 - 08.00 to 10.00
    Acquiring a business
    Venue: Bowcliffe Hall, Bowcliffe Grange, Bramham, Wetherby, LS23 6UL
    Speakers: Jonathan Turner CEO Bayford & Co Ltd, Rachel Kay MD of Green-tech Ltd & Gez Walsh MD of innergy Group

    In our September Masterclass we are going to talk about acquisitions and ‘Acquiring a business’, where some of the key topics will be:

    - How to find the right business to acquire
    - How to value the target<... Read More
  • Connect Yorkshire Summit 2018: How to grow your busi...

    When: 15/11/2018

    Where: aql

    Price (inc VAT): £60.00

    Come to hear from some of Yorkshire’s biggest and best business builders. Our speakers will share their positive stories, knowledge and business journeys with you, in what will be an insightful and motivational day and perfect for any business owner who is wanting to grow their business.

    The Benefit to You

    All the speakers and panel members will be talking about the ups and downs they have experienced while running their businesses and the lessons learnt on the way. And there will be a great opportunity to meet other Yorkshire based business owners.
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Connect Yorkshire offer a unique opportunity to grow your business with direct access to the region’s most successful entrepreneurs By joining the Connect Yorkshire you become part of a unique members-only business support group created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs that gives real advantages to help your business achieve rapid growth and greater success.