Paul became a Barker of Variety in July 1995 and a Trustee in 2000. He was Chairman of Variety Club’s Yorkshire Committee - one of the charity’s most active and successful regions - in 1998 and 1999, has served on Yorkshire’s Grants and Sunshine Coach Committees and has run events both in Yorkshire and London. He started the Yorkshire Property Awards in 1998. Since its inception, this has raised more than £2m and he is still involved in running the event. Paul is also co-chair of Variety’s Regions.