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About Us and Our Partners
Public Sector Consultants for Local Authorities and the Social Housing sector.

YCChange Consultants Ltd specialises in effective change management, business excellence and business performance improvement for the public sector.

Founded in 1996, YCChange operates across the UK from our base in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

Our strength lies in our team of consultants and partners with specialist areas of expertise.

Our team includes:

  • A strong team of consultants who have extensive experience in the public sector.
  • Consultants who have worked at senior positions within the public sector and so understand the challenges Executives and Politicians face.
  • A wide range of professional and corporate skills such as finance, HR, procurement, risk, media.
  • A wide range of service expertise e.g. customer services, waste management, housing, leisure, highways, planning, revenues and benefits.

We also have partnerships with the following:

  • A leading performance managment software provider, allowing us to introduce a mechanism for managing, monitoring and reporting on performance and to help you change the culture of your organisation.
  • Organisations providing interim management, to help you build capacity in times of need.
  • Key players in the sector who support the lobbying of central government to ensure our voice is heard.
  • Private sector partners who help develop and grow the commercial skills within the public sector.
  • An innovative tool using SMART technology to support efficient and fun community engagement.

For any further information or for a more in-depth discussion on the personal improvement, interim managment and performance improvement services we provide, please contact:

Yvonne Castle on 07974 218726


Yvonne Castle

Yvonne Castle is an experienced consultant with more than 17 years' experience in service improvement.  She provides interim management, consultancy and coaching, working within the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.


Yvonne started out with a professional background in accountancy and audit before redirecting her career into organisational, service and people development.

Yvonne Castle
Photo by Janet Jones