Find a fully-funded business mentor

Benefit from the expertise and experience of a senior leader.

Find a business mentor

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.

  • 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 and management skills
  • 4
    Explore new strategies and ideas for your business
  • 5
    Join a national network of like-minded business leaders

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Where our mentors come from

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