Bank of England Seminar

On 7th June Consult Yorkshire hosted a fantastic seminar on behalf of the Bank of England. An audience of around 30 SMEs from the Yorkshire area gathered to hear Juliette Healey, the Bank’s Regional Representative for Yorkshire, talk about what was happening in the economy.

 Juliette Healey presenting the Bank's outlook

Juliette Healey presenting the Bank's outlook

Normally numbers, facts and graphs would be a guaranteed way to put an audience to sleep, but in this case it was the exact opposite. The information presented was utterly fascinating and totally relevant to the issues of smaller businesses, and Julliette’s clear and detailed delivery maintained the audience’s rapt attention.

A survey of those attending confirms this - 100% of those attending found the event informative, and 100% found the networking before the event useful. If anything the feeling was that it would have been even better with more time for Q&A. Attendees would clearly like to come to a similar event in the future, with a particular emphasis on information about the Northern Powerhouse, specifics on the Yorkshire & Humberside economy, and sustainability.

 Questions from the audience

Questions from the audience

The event was kindly hosted by St Philips Chambers of 41 Park Square, Leeds, who provided an outstanding venue in the centre of Leeds and a tasty breakfast for everyone who had had to set off early to get there

Leeds Business Week is back! And so are we!

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“Leeds Business week is all about bringing people together across the city and beyond to share best practice, gather together to build better business relationships and benefit from each other’s expertise. We have a strong partnership with Leeds City council and we will be working closely together to develop Leeds Business Week 2015.”
Chairman of Yorkshire Mafia, Geoff Shepherd

As part of this year’s Leeds Business Week programme, Consult Yorkshire is running an advice surgery with a handful of presentations aimed at small business owners and independent consultants/advisors – FOC for 1 day only.

“How to make your business exceptional”
Wednesday 14 October 2015 8.30am – 12.30pm
at Solutions West Yorkshire, 14 King Street,  Leeds, LS1 2HL

If you are seeking support, guidance or simply advice, no matter what your market or experience, our high calibre, Yorkshire-based, independent consultants, managers and interims will be able to help. With 100s of years of experience in just about every market sector and discipline, we enjoy helping everyone from a one-man start-up through to multi-million pound enterprises to maximise their potential.

The 8.30-11.30am session will combine specialist presentations jam-packed with practical tips aimed at small business owners and advisors with 1-2-1 surgeries such as interim management, marketing, PR and social media, training & development and IT/telecoms.

The business surgery will be followed by a Consult Yorkshire networking lunch 11.45am-12.30pm aimed at independent consultants interested in joining our growing network to benefit from collaboration and connection with some of Yorkshire’s finest professionals!

We do hope you can join us.