CPN Partners

CPN brings together a wide range of professional bodies, institutes and organisations to encourage collaboration and communication between professionals and businesses across Yorkshire.

Forte Financial LLP


CPN is kindly sponsored by Sandro Forte of Forte Financial LLP



Research suggests that as professional women, we often find ourselves in career situations where our gender differences have become an obstacle and are holding us back from reaching the seniority we deserve.  That level of seniority will not be the same for all of us, and that’s ok. It’s about finding our own personal career fulfillment.


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants


The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants is the global professional accounting body offering the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification.


Association of Taxation Technicians

The ATT ‘s primary objective is to promote education and the study of tax administration and practice, in the main for those who undertake tax compliance work.

Both CIOT and ATT contribute to consultations on the development of the UK tax system and seek to ensure that, for the general public, it is workable and as fair as possible. CIOT and ATT work together and have a joint branch network for members – Leeds being the relevant branch for CPN.

Business Wellbeing Club


The Business Wellbeing Club is an online supportive community for business owners and leaders who have value-led abundant mindsets to give back and grow. With an emphasis not just on business growth and support, but on the wellbeing of the individual, the group aims to create a positive, proactive community filled with passion and purpose to help you and your business thrive using The 5 Principles of Business Wellbeing.

Chartered Institute of Taxation

The CIOT is the leading professional body in the UK for advisers dealing with all aspects of taxation. The CIOT’s primary purpose is to promote education in taxation with a key aim of achieving a more efficient and less complex tax system for all.

Harrogate & District Law Society


The Harrogate & District Law Society is a supportive society for law students (18+) and legal professionals (including those who want to connect with them) in the Harrogate & District Area.


ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports over 150,000 chartered accountants worldwide. It provides qualifications, professional development, knowledge, insight and technical expertise, while protecting the quality and integrity of the accountancy and finance profession.

Institute of Directors

IoD is the only UK organisation which focuses solely on the development of directors. It is the only institute to offer Chartered Director, the leading qualification for business leaders designed by directors, for directors.


Leeds Law School


With state-of-the-art facilities, mentoring and career development opportunities, placements and a courtroom, students who choose Leeds Law School can expect a successful career founded on high calibre, practical teaching. We offer a broad variety of courses including our LLB, LLM in Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC), LLM of Laws of England & Wales (incorporating the GDL) and LLM International Business Law, and each aims to give our graduates the enthusiasm, sharpness of mind and practical tools to thrive in competitive and fast-paced professional environments.

Leeds Law Society

By helping to shape the legal environment nationally and locally, Leeds Law Society helps to grow one of the most important sectors for our local economy, to promote justice and to attract and retain the talent we need to ensure Leeds continues to be recognised as the biggest legal centre outside of London.

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

STEP is the worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. STEP’s primary purpose is to improve public understanding of the issues families face in relation to inheritance and succession planning and promote education and high professional standards among its members.

All STEP’s members are subject to an extensive Code of Professional Conduct, requiring them at all times to act with integrity and in a manner that inspires the confidence, respect and trust of their clients and of the wider community. STEP’s members are also required to keep up to date with the latest legal, technical and regulatory developments. You can recognise a Full Member of STEP by the letters ‘TEP’ (Trusts and Estates Practitioner) after their name.

The Insurance Institute of Leeds


The Insurance Institute of Leeds is the local branch of the Chartered Insurance Institute – the professional membership organisation for the insurance and financial planning profession. The Institute provides examination services, CPD events, social and networking events to its members within the local area.


West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce


West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is the region’s premier business support organisation; offering business services networking, and representation.


Yorkshire Asian Business Association


The Yorkshire Asian Business Association are here to provide a voice for business on a regional, national and international level. Pulling out all the stops for your business, we will support you no matter what your size or your sector.

The YABA works under the framework of the National Asian Business Association (NABA) to develop
a cohesive, comprehensive strategy to be the voice of Asian Businesses.

As an independent organisation, YABA will do its best to work with our members to create a better environment for their businesses.

Yorkshire Sole Practitioners Group


The YSPG provides an informal networking environment for Sole Practitioners to discuss their challenges and successes, as well as informing the YSPG of their specialities for referral opportunities.

Membership is open to Sole Practitioners of legal businesses in Yorkshire, with monthly meetings to encourage the continuation and development of members and, where appropriate, circulate items of interest such as courses, conferences, advice, publications and other relevant activity.


Get in touch
If you would like to find out more about CPN and our events, or would like to join the network, please get in touch by completing the contact form below.

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