Research has shown that 70% of small businesses that receive mentoring survive for five years or more, which is double the rate compared with non-mentored entrepreneurs.Source: FSB
Of those with a mentor 97% say they are valuable, 55% believe mentoring can help them succeed, 60% look for experience in a mentor above anything else, but 85% currently do not have a mentor.Source: Sage.com
93% of small and medium sized businesses acknowledge that mentoring can help them to succeed.Source: Sage.com
Only 25% of small and medium sized businesses currently make use of business mentors.Source: Sage.com
A recent survey by the UK's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills found that 94% of SMEs using external support have seen benefits. These firms are more ambitious and have higher relative turnovers.
67% of businesses reported an increase in productivity due to mentoring.Source: mentorsme
55% of businesses felt that mentoring had a positive impact on their PROFITS.Source: mentorsme