Grant Thornton Give Town Some Umph! Date: 10/09/2013

Long standing Club Partner Grant Thornton will return for a fifth season and once again give Town some Umph!

Umph! is now its fourth year and is a school based competition part of Grant Thornton’s ‘Educate to Innovate’ programme, which is taking the lead in encouraging entrepreneurialism and bringing together business and education in the region.

The competition is held at the home of Huddersfield Town, The John Smith’s Stadium, and last year Town Chairman Dean Hoyle was on hand to provide input and advice in intimate workshop sessions.

A team from Greenhead College were named overall winners of the business and enterprise competition – you can read full review of the day by clicking HERE.

Next This year’s Umph! competition will again be held at the Stadium on Tuesday 1 July, 2014.

Town’s Commercial Manager Tracy Nelson and Commercial Director Sean Jarvis joined Sarah Goodman, Will Oxley and Sandra O’Neill at and Grant Thornton’s premises to celebrate the partnership.

Sean commented:

“We are delighted to announce that one of long-standing Club partners Grant Thornton is going to continue its excellent support of Huddersfield Town for a further year.

“In previous seasons Grant Thornton has helped establish the Huddersfield Town Enterprise Academy, which is still a growing success.

“Also, we are delighted that they have had so much success with Umph! and we’re already looking forward to nextthis year’s event.”

Sandra O’Neill, Head of Business Development at Grant Thornton and creator of the ‘Educate to Innovate’ programme of which Umph! is a part, added:

“Grant Thornton is delighted to once again be sponsoring and supporting Huddersfield Town; not only to be associated with one of the region’s leading football clubs, but also due to their fantastic business associations and links with the community.”

Grant Thornton UK LLP is a leading business and financial adviser with offices in 27 locations nationwide. It is a member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading international organisations of independently owned and managed accounting and consulting firms.