Star start-up enjoys mentoring support

Star start-up enjoys mentoring support

North Star Payroll, which has been up and running for around 18 months, is a Leeds-based start-up run by entrepreneur Liz McCarthy. On her journey to entrepreneurial success Liz enlisted the support of IOEE business mentor Dave Moore. We caught … Continued



Mentoring apprentices in a small business

Mentoring apprentices in a small business

Apprenticemakers is SFEDI’s support project for businesses interested in apprenticeships. The project has recently launched a ‘Developing Mentoring Skills To Support Apprentices’course for apprentice employers of all sizes. Here Apprenticemakers talks about how mentoring can support an apprentice in a … Continued


Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

Group mentoring sees female-led businesses thrive

Two years ago, a diverse set of business women were united by Chris Leighton, a Southampton-based Get Mentoring mentor and coach who runs Zeal for Business. Together, they’ve turned enterprise mentoring into a group activity, with exceptionally successful results. One … Continued



Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

Boosting enterprise in deprived communities

Self-made millionaire Baroness Michelle Mone OBE has conducted and delivered an independent review entitled ‘Be the boss’ on how the number of business start-ups within Britain’s most deprived communities can be bolstered. Today, one in ten people of working age is self-employed, … Continued



A cracking business mentor for Border Eggs

A cracking business mentor for Border Eggs

James and Angela MacLean are the husband and wife team behind Border Eggs. This organic, free range egg company near the Scottish / English border boasts an impressive 40,000 chickens, laying over 250,000 eggs per week. The pair have received … Continued


Page 2 of 3123