Designed for busy people
Be the Business Mentoring matches leaders from small and medium businesses with experienced leaders. Our mentors include executives who have successfully led their own businesses as well as executives from some of the UK's leading companies including Accenture, Amazon, BAE Systems, Lloyds Banking and Siemans.
You will be matched with an experienced mentor who will act as your sounding board. You will meet regularly to discuss business challenges and develop your leadership skills, making the most of access to online resources and support to make your connection a success.
The programme will offer you new experiences and fresh perspectives vital for long-term business improvement.
Backed by government, the Be the Business Mentoring programme is a 12-session model, the cadence of which is flexible to suit your needs.
This programme best fits business leaders of UK businesses with at least one year of trading and three full time employees, including the owner.
1Benefit from working with an experienced leader to help improve your business
2Gain an impartial advisor and sounding board
3Develop your leadership and management skills
4Explore new strategies and ideas for your business
5Join a national network of like-minded business leaders
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..
Where our mentors come from
Well-known firms from around the UK are providing experienced mentors to the programme.