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Gary King (ABM Regional Head for Yorkshire and Managing Director of Tendo)   I am regularly asked whether I practice what I preach. I can tell you the answer is categorically yes. The other question I’m asked (when running three businesses) is how on earth I get done everything I need to without working 70+. Read more Read more

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London Conference 2017 – thank you!

We would like to say a big thank you to to everyone who attended the 3rd Annual ABM Conference on the 14th March 2017.  It was a fantastic day and we enjoyed seeing you all.

We would like to say a special thank you to all our sponsors, workshop experts and supporters including;

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Speed Mentoring Event – FREE FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Speed Mentoring Event London Business Mentoring Conference, British Library, 14th March 2.45 – 5pm   Access to the UK’s most credible Business Mentors A successful showcase; what works and why Five fifteen minute one to one sessions with Mentors of your choice   Expertise: Operations, Strategy, Innovation and IP, Sales, Marketing, Access to Finance, General. Read more

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My Trip to the Palace

It was with great delight that I read the email which landed my inbox from The Department of Business Innovation and Skills – BIS – informing me that I had been nominated for an invite to Buckingham Palace, for one of the three Garden Parties this Spring/Summer. There is also one held at Balmoral. The. Read more

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Case Study – by Isla Baliszewska, ABM Mentor

Business overview Lynette has a background in tailoring and worked in the IT industry in videoconferencing and software; an intrinsic part of her roles being the customer experience. She founded Tailored For You to create unique and individually-made beautifully tailored bespoke suits based on sophisticated scanner technology. Isla started mentoring Lynette under the Rural Business. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – April/May 2015

Hayley Erner How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? I worked in my family’s Manufacturing and Importing Diamond Jewellers since leaving school. We retailed and wholesaled and had as many as 70 people employed at it’s most successful. I never really enjoyed the business, but it was the path I went down and when I. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – February 2015

Christine Butenuth How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? Having run our own business for over ten years I felt that it was time to help colleagues who wished to start a business, knowing the difficulties someone can have when setting one up. Strange to say, this is especially so for those who have degrees. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – December 2014

Chris Dowling How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? I started mentoring over two years ago when I met up with Let’s Do Business who are based in Hastings. I worked with them on a voluntary basis to help with their delivery of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) – a government programme to support people. Read more

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Monthly Mentor Profile – July 2014

Steve Currie How did you start Mentoring/Providing Business Support? Originally a management accountant by profession, I moved into general management and reached board level, then after 20 years started my own business, in 2002. Since then I have gained a teaching qualification and I am now a sessional lecturer for local colleges. My mentoring started. Read more

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