Garbutt + Elliott are appointed by business network Connect Yorkshire

Connect Yorkshire & Garbutt & Elliott

Connect Yorkshire has appointed Yorkshire accountancy firm Garbutt + Elliott to provide accountancy and tax advice services to its small business network.

The non-profit organisation aims to help businesses in the region grow by learning from some of the most successful companies and entrepreneurs already operating in Yorkshire. Connect Yorkshire has been operating for 15 years, supporting growing companies and nurturing emerging talent to help entrepreneurs prosper, creating wealth, jobs and opportunities throughout the region.

As well as providing accounting services to Connect Yorkshire, Garbutt + Elliott has also been named as the accountancy partner for the network’s West and North Yorkshire Group. The partnership will enable experts at Garbutt + Elliott to share their knowledge and expertise with small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Nick Butler, CEO of Connect Yorkshire, said: “Garbutt + Elliott is one of the leading providers of accountancy and related services in Yorkshire, known for great ideas and expert advice. We are confident that the firm will provide excellent guidance and insight to our members as they look to grow their businesses.”

As well as providing seminars with successful Yorkshire companies, Connect Yorkshire grants small businesses access to its group of entrepreneurs in residence. They are some of the region’s most successful self-starters, drawn from a variety of industries, who have all built and continue to build, highly successful companies.

Speaking about the partnership, Garbutt + Elliott partner, Simon Palmer, said: “We are glad to have been appointed to provide accountancy and tax services to Connect Yorkshire and look forward to a long relationship with the organisation through the work we do.

“The work of Connect Yorkshire is crucial to small businesses in Yorkshire and we are delighted to become the accountancy partner of the network. Our experts will be able to provide advice and insights to new companies and entrepreneurs on a wide variety of accountancy issues that impact small enterprises and start-ups.

“Our in-house experts have already been involved in business events organised by Connect Yorkshire and have been able to provide advice to new businesses in Yorkshire, helping them to grow and provide jobs in the region.”

Garbutt + Elliott is an independent firm of chartered accountants, auditors and advisors and offers tailored services for individuals and businesses. With a reputation built on providing excellent client service and an in-depth understanding of the needs of entrepreneurial business owners, Garbutt + Elliott is fast becoming the go-to accountancy firm for organisations across Yorkshire and beyond.

For further information about our appointment or about joining Connect Yorkshire, please contact Simon Palmer at