The impact of Yorkshire Forward
- We have helped nearly 30,000 businesses a year to improve performance. That's 1 in 12 of the region's business, with a typical turnover gain for each of around £15,000 a year.
- Around 1 in 30 people in the region's workforce are in a job because of our work in the last five years (60,000 in total). We've been one of the two most successful Regional Development Agencies at turning investment into jobs.
- The extra jobs and business growth due to our interventions adds up to additional tax revenue of around £725 million per year for Government – that's well over twice what has typically been invested in the Agency.
Yorkshire Forward goes into political restriction on the 14th of April, until the 6th May. This is for Local Elections. As a result, whilst our work continues in the region, we are unable to host any events, make any media announcements or provide any media comments.
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