Find Out More About Our Business Mentoring Service

Mentor-net offers business support for small businesses through mentoring across the South of England. It is a confidential business support service provided by the not-for-profit Mentor-net programme and volunteer Business Mentors, who are drawn from experienced members of the business community and the professions.

What does Mentor-net do?

Mentor-net recruits experienced business people to act as Volunteer Business Mentors, trains and supports them, linking them with trading businesses in need of Mentoring support.

Each mentor is recruited and selected on a combination of factors:

  • Business experience and knowledge
  • Understanding of the issues and concerns of small businesses in Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Wiltshire and the Isle of Wight
  • Ethical standards in business dealings
  • Ability to mentor others as individuals and in the context of their business

All Mentors receive induction training, ongoing support and are required to sign a code of ethics.

Who funds Mentor-net?

Mentor-net is a not-for-profit organisation currently partially funded by Southern Enterprise Alliance.

We charge a subsidised fee for using the service and make sure that the “chemistry” is right between the client and the mentor.