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Find a business mentor

Benefit from the expertise and experiences found in larger businesses.

Find a business mentor

Designed for busy people

Be the Business Mentoring matches leaders from small and medium-sized businesses with executives from some of the UK’s leading companies. You will be matched with an experienced mentor who will act as your sounding board for whatever business challenges you may face.

The programme will give you access to relevant skills, new experiences and the fresh perspectives vital for long-term business improvement.

Backed by government, the Be the Business Mentoring programme can be accessed as either a 12-week or 12-month model to suit your needs.

  • 1
    Benefit from working with an experienced leader to help improve your business
  • 2
    Gain an impartial advisor and sounding board
  • 3
    Develop your leadership skills
  • 4
    Explore new strategies and ideas for your business
  • 5
    Join a national network of like-minded business leaders
Choose the right programme for you

12-month relationship

Focusing on the long-term growth and development of your business
We recommend meeting every 4-6 weeks for 1-2 hours
Develop your business strategy and build your leadership skills working with an experienced mentor over an extended period
Work together to adapt your plans and meet new challenges over the 12-month programme

12-week relationship

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
Your mentor will provide a sounding board for current business decisions and immediate priorities
A rapid intervention to help you quickly benefit from advice and an external perspective

Our supporting partners

Well-known firms from around the UK are providing experienced mentors to the programme.

What programme participants say