Guide

Benefits of business mentoring

Introduction

Building a relationship with a mentor can have a positive effect on your business, whether you are just starting up or are already established. A mentor can help you develop important business skills, support you in making important decisions and put you in touch with useful business contacts.

If you already have plenty of experience in running a business you could think about becoming a mentor. This can be a rewarding way of sharing your knowledge and experience with others.

This guide outlines the different types of business mentoring services and how you can find a suitable mentor. It also describes the benefits of becoming a mentor and how to get involved.

Free business start-up support

Access free start-up business support from your local council. They will organise one-to-one mentoring sessions with your local business adviser and provide tailored guidance to develop your business plan.

Complete a short enquiry form or call 0800 027 0639 to register for this free advice and guidance.