Business Mentors

In October 2019, South and Vale Business Support launched a subsidised mentoring scheme, allowing entrepreneurs,  business founders, owners and managers based in South and Vale to engage with a highly experienced team of business mentors for six hours of free mentoring support.

How can a business mentor help me? 

SVBS business mentors offer guidance, support and advice to help you run and improve your business. Drawing on expertise on a range of subjects, the  mentors can help with challenges including:

  • Business growth & planning
  • access to finance
  • building successful teams
  • leadership development
  • strategic direction 

Mentors are available to work with ambitious business owners based in South or Vale that are looking to grow their business, create jobs or increase productivity. Please note that mentors are available to help each business for up to six hours each.

Mentoring sessions can be delivered in a variety of ways, including one to one meetings, group sessions and through facilitated workshops. To keep informed of workshop dates and venues, sign up to the SVBS newsletter via the website homepage.

Find out more about the team below: 

To express an interest in working with one of our mentors, please fill in the following form and one of the SVBS team will get in touch. For more information, please contact


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