Mentoring For Growth

Focussed on providing flexible, high impact mentoring support for growing businesses, this programme matches SME business leaders with the ambition, drive and ability to achieve growth and a clear impact on their productivity, with credible mentors sourced from leading firms including GSK, Siemens, BAE, John Lewis, Amazon, BT, Cisco, KMPG and others.

Following a matching exercising of requirements, abilities, business needs and challenges faced, SME businesses are introduced to an appropriate mentor and up to 12 sessions can be held in either a face to face or virtual manner to suit individual needs. A successful Mentor / Mentee relationship enables ideas for the business to be discussed and dissected in a safe environment and can healthily challenge the way a business currently operates, in order to help it to grow.

Working in partnership with The Growth Company and Be The Business, Mentoring for Growth is available to SMEs with 10+ or more employees with the potential to increase turnover or employment and / or SMEs with a minimum annual turnover of £2m.
The Mentee does not necessarily have to be the SME owner, but must be a key decision maker and senior leader of the business.

Included in the Mentoring for Growth Programme are the following areas of support:

• Induction onto the programme
• Introduction to your mentor and explanation of roles/responsibilities
• Flexible number of sessions over the 12 months on programme
• Mentoring sessions to be held face to face or virtual to suit individual needs
• Mentor and mentee site visits
• Invitations to quarterly connect and collaborate sessions

An online registration Portal will soon be available but to register your interest and for more information, or speak to us about other support initiatives, please contact our Growth Hub Gateway team on: 03330 00 00 39, or email