Be the Business | Mentoring and Support

Be the Business is a not-for-profit organisation that runs programmes and provides support to help business owners and leaders improve the performance of their business.

Free business mentoring

Be the Business Mentoring matches leaders from small and medium-sized businesses with executives from some of the UK’s leading companies including Accenture, Amazon, John Lewis, Lloyds and Siemens.

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.

Backed by government, the Be the Business Mentoring programme can be accessed as either a 12-week or 12-month model 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.

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Be the Business has partnered with Mastercard to empower black and Asian leaders from micro and small businesses  to succeed in the digital economy through free guidance, helpful tools, and personalised one-to-one mentoring.

There are three ways Be the Business can help you grow:

  • Access a free business mentor.
  • Access to non-executive director style support through the Boards programme.
  • Tech adoption advice.

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