News article

Mentoring support for Lisburn and Castlereagh businesses

16 April 2020

Businesses in the Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council area invited to apply for the Mentor Growth Programme

Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council is inviting local businesses to apply for the Mentor Growth Programme.

The programme can help tackle the effects of COVID-19 by focusing on the following areas:

Finance support

  • Detailed business plan and financials to access finance from lenders.

HR support

  • Managing staff furloughing and reviewing contracts of employees.
  • HR polices after COVID-19.


  • How to generate new revenue streams for your business.
  • New product/service ideas and market research.

Business continuity

  • Social distancing measures in a return to business post lockdown.
  • Maintaining products and services.

Strategic business

  • Develop your business strategy.
  • Monitoring and review pre and post COVID-19.

To find out more about the Mentor Growth Programme, email