Other mentoring schemes

Regardless of your location, there are many other schemes up and down the country that could benefit you.
Other mentoring schemes

The mentoring programmes we’ve mentioned previously – our own Women Business Leaders Mentoring Programme and the support provided by Be the Business – are just three examples of mentoring that’s available in the UK for SMEs of all sizes. It’s also important to do your own research to find out what other support might exist in your area or sector. We can’t provide a list to every mentoring programme available, but we’ve provided below some organisations to contact who’ll be able to signpost you further.

Businesses in Wales
  • The Business Wales Mentoring Programme is for business owners who want help to market or grow their business, implement a change in their business, or need inspiration to help deal with a particular challenge. 
Businesses in Scotland
  • Business Mentoring Scotland is delivered across Scotland through a partnership between Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce. 
Businesses in Northern Ireland
National Programmes
  • Mentorsme is an online gateway for SMEs looking for mentoring support.
  • The Government funded Peer Networks programme is managed through the UK’s network of local Growth Hubs.

Related resources

4th Jan 2021

How mentoring can help you and your business

How mentoring can help you and your business Mentoring is a great way to bring different and new perspectives and insights into your business, from people who can look at your challenges and opportunities differently. Here we look at the benefits of business mentoring.  Building a relationship ...

4th Jan 2021

Developing the Mentoring Relationship

The relationship between a mentor and a mentee is based on trust and cooperation. If you’re new to mentoring this learning module from Be the Business is a great introduction to what’s involved for both parties.

4th Jan 2021

Case studies

If you’re new to mentoring, you might be wondering how you and your business would benefit. Click through to our case studies to hear from both mentors and mentees about their experiences.

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