No edition of the Yorkshire Report would be complete without the financial highlights behind our unique annual analysis of the region’s top corporates. Here are the key facts and figures about Yorkshire’s top 250 companies.
Trends and analysis
Our analysis shows that the group generated overall sales of £107.4bn, a marginal rise of 1% against the previous year. We have highlighted those who have delivered the highest turnover growth
Yorkshire’s mid-market generated turnover of £27bn, outperforming the top 50 by delivering a 10 per cent increase in turnover and creating 13,800 new jobs
International sales increased by six per cent, an encouraging sign as Britain prepares to exit the European Union. Meet those that are growing these sales the fastest
Who are the businesses to watch for? Those growing businesses just outside of the Yorkshire 250.
With substantial funds chasing quality assets, M&A is strong with a 29% increase in deal activity.
Gender balance on our boards moves in the wrong direction as the percentage of women in the boardroom slips.
Manufacturing remains at the heart of the region and dominating the 250 index with more than twice as many representatives than any other sector.