The ABM is the professional body for business mentoring in the UK and Ireland.

We are focused on promoting and maintaining the highest standards in professional business mentoring. To do this, we continually learn, improve and innovate, supporting our members as they deliver mentoring excellence that benefits UK, Ireland and overseas businesses. We also champion the impact of professional business mentoring, ensuring that business mentoring is recognised as a vital part of the business support landscape by business leaders, political leaders and policy decision makers.

What we do

1. We promote and maintain the highest standards in professional business mentoring

2. We shape and set professional standards for the mentoring profession

3. We organise regular national, regional and online events and training opportunities for business mentors

4. We enable industry networking & opportunities

5. We support our members as they grow knowledge and skills with continuous learning, development and qualifications, all within a professional framework

6. We advocate for professional business mentoring with the UK and Ireland's business community and political decision makers, driving understanding of the impact of business mentoring and reinforcing the important role it plays in the business support landscape.

7. We support the UK and Ireland economy and business community by helping business owners find a trusted and qualified professional business mentor.

8. We produce a variety of educational tools and resources to support mentors on their professional journey

9. We enable peer-to-peer discussions and learning opportunities

10. We provide training courses for business mentoring through the Institute of Leadership and Management from induction level to Masters level.

What do our members benefit from?

As a member of the Association of Business Mentors you will be part of the only professional association in the UK and Ireland that promotes and improves professional business mentoring standards.

Whether you are at the start of your business mentoring journey, or run an established mentoring business, ABM membership provides you with the network and tools to develop and grow your professional business mentoring skills and business.