Guide

Benefits of business mentoring

Business mentoring in Northern Ireland

There are a number of organisations who provide mentoring opportunities for local businesses in Northern Ireland:

  • Enterprise Northern Ireland offers mentoring support for business growth. You can access this help through your local enterprise agency.
  • Women in Business NI provides a specific mentoring programme. The network of mentors available come from a range of business and professional backgrounds. They can assist with career or business development through information and skills transfer, and sharing of networks.
  • If you are a young entrepreneur and undertake the Prince’s Trust Northern Ireland Enterprise Programme, you can access one-to-one mentoring support for two years after launching your business.
  • Invest NI offers business mentoring to help with company growth. This support is available to companies who meet Invest NI’s eligibility criteria.

Northern Ireland business support finder

The Northern Ireland business support finder is a searchable database that can help you find publicly-funded and not-for-profit sources of assistance you may be eligible to apply for. Support includes free or subsidised advice and mentoring services. Search for business support.