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UK Business Mentoring Franchise

UK Business Mentoring provides practical support and mentoring to small business owners.

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At a Glance

Established: 2009

Start Up Cost: £35,000

Min personal contribution: £5,000

BFA Status: Associate




Franchise Info

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Would you like to join a network of Business Mentors that help other people to develop and grow their business whilst building their own?

UK Business Mentoring is a fast-growing company which provides exceptional practical support to small business owners. Formed in 2009, we pride ourselves on being ranked No 1 in the UK for both mentoring and coaching by our clients.

Our Business Mentors are not only passionate about helping business owner’s grow, but also genuinely care about the people we work with.

What are the benefits of becoming a Business Mentor?

  • Freedom and autonomy to run your own business, from home, using proven systems and methods within your own geographic area
  • The wonderful satisfaction of helping business owners overcome their barriers and seeing their businesses grow
  • Being part of a network of other business mentors just like yourself
  • The opportunity to earn £150/£200k per annum

What does UKBM look for in a franchisee?

  • 20+ years of all-round experience in a commercial environment
  • Previous experience includes understanding financials/people management/leadership/business development
  • Enjoy helping others to develop
  • A belief that helping business owners grow themselves and their businesses could be your Ikigai (which is the Japanese word meaning ‘Reason for being’)

Why join UK Business Mentoring?

  • UK Business Mentoring is rated number one in the UK, out of over five hundred business coaching firms based purely on client feedback
  • We have proven models and systems that new franchisees can follow to fully support their clients
  • You will have access to all materials for example our three-hour business growth seminar, the Zulu Business Model, two-day Leadership and Management training courses etc
  • You will be given first class training, field coaching and ongoing support from a ‘Buddy Mentor’ for the first year
  • You will be part of a fast-growing dynamic team
  • We genuinely care about our clients and our team of Franchisees

What does the initial training consist of?

The initial training will cover all aspects of the role including:

  • Business Development activities
  • Delivery of business development seminars
  • Our ‘Ascending Transaction Model’ to obtain clients
  • Undertaking the Zulu Business Review
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Marketing including social media
  • Preparing your business plan

What are the costs?

The cost of a UKBM franchise is £35,000 + VAT (which includes one weeks training and all initial stationery).

We recommend you budget £5,000 for initial equipment, marketing etc and have sufficient capital to cover your own living expenses until you become established which we would expect to be by month six following training.

How do I join?

  • Initially you will have a telephone chat with one of the directors so that you can find out more about us and vice versa
  • If you wish to proceed, we will arrange for you to complete an online personality profiling questionnaire (DISC) and have a debrief discussion around it with our careers coach. This is to assess your suitability for the role
  • We will then arrange an interview so we can talk in more detail and discuss the opportunities and challenges you will face
  • You will have the opportunity to meet with other franchisees to discuss their journey and ask any questions. We also invite you to attend one or more of our seminars so you can see how we work
  • Once you’ve confirmed you want to go ahead, both parties would sign a franchise agreement (after independent legal advice) and we would proceed to training

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Case Studies

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Case Study
Exclusive Interview: 'I wanted to be my own boss.'

Chris May has been a UK Business Mentoring franchisee since 2016. Chris has been very successful and it is interesting to understand how that has been achieved. It is clear that a big part of this success has been down to the franchise he bought, UK Business Mentoring, and the training and support he has received. Learn more about Chris' journey to success with UK Business Mentoring in this interview...

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Exclusive Interview: "It gives me enormous satisfaction seeing others succeed and grow."

Paul Clarke was attracted to a UK Business Mentoring franchise with a desire to use his knowledge gained during 30+ years in the corporate world to help SME owners grow their businesses. As well as the financial rewards, the satisfaction Paul receives from seeing others succeed is something that helps him to continue growing his franchise! Learn more about Paul's experience with UK Business Mentoring, and how he would recommend it to others...

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Franchisor Interview
Exclusive Interview with Joe Hinton, MD of UK Business Mentoring
05-November-2019

Bringing his 35 years' experience of the corporate world Joe Hinton established UK Business Mentoring in 2009, aiming to help other people and give back to the large number of small business owners who needed help on a variety of topics. Now partnered with high street brands such as HSBC, Santander and the Federation of Small Business UK Business Mentoring is growing its franchise network across the UK with plans for international expansion! Learn about why Joe decided franchising was the best route to grow UKBM and their plans for the future...

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