Designed for busy people
The business leaders who sign up to our mentoring programme are all from established companies that have been trading for at least one year and have at least three full-time employees as we believe they will benefit most from an experienced mentor.
Backed by government, Be the Business Mentoring can be accessed as either a 12-week or 12-month model to suit your needs.
1Take part anywhere and anytime on our mentoring platform. All you need is an internet connection. The platform is also available as an app
2Risk free opportunity to share your skills. Mentees signup to closed discussions without liability and with mutual confidentiality
3Learn as you give. Mentoring develops your leadership skills by applying your expertise with a fresh perspective you can learn from
4Commit the time that works for you. Choose between a 12-week or 12-month programme, with flexibility to set your time commitment to the relationship
Choose the right programme for you
Focused on the long-term growth and development of a small or medium-sized business
We recommend meeting every 4-6 weeks for 1-2 hours
Develop your your leadership and communication skills by working with a mentee over an extended period
Ongoing 12 months to work through whole business view and range of issues, with personal development and progress measured over time
Designed for business leaders who want to work right now on shorter-term business goals or challenges
We recommend weekly meetings of 1-2 hours
You will serve as a sounding board for current business decisions and immediate priorities.
A rapid intervention to help your mentee quickly benefit from advice and an external perspective
More about the programme
Be the Business Mentoring overviewThis short animation outlines the programme. Discover how our Be the Business Mentoring works, how to join and get started..
The argument for mentoringBe the Business CEO Anthony Impey shares how mentoring can materially benefit business leaders, both mentees and mentors..
What is mentoring to different people?We asked ten mentors and mentees from the programme to bring mentoring to life, by sharing their view of what mentoring means to them..
What a mentoring session is likeTen mentors and mentees from the Be the Business Mentoring bring the programme to life by sharing how their mentoring sessions worked..
The personal benefits of mentoringBe the Business Mentoring participants explain how the programme has benefited them as an individual as well as their business..
The benefits of Be the Business mentoringFive mentees from the programme share how their businesses have benefited from the support mentoring provides..
Our supporting partners
Well-known firms from around the UK are providing experienced mentors to the programme.
This mentoring opportunity is like gold dustWhen Glenn Bemment joined the Be the Business Mentoring programme he had no idea how much his conversations would help with his day-to-day job and personal development..
Being accountable was exactly the kind of challenge I neededAs a business leader who operated at a mile a minute, a mentor made Jo Scott accountable and encouraged her to slow down and look at her company objectively, rather than emotionally..