Dormen is Dorset’s own bespoke business mentoring service. It is a confidential service provided by volunteers who are drawn from experienced members of the business community and the professions.
They are working with about 160 clients at the moment and, since it started in 2005, the programme has supported nearly 800 businesses, ranging from sole traders to medium sized companies. They currently have a team of over 100 mentors.
The Federation of Small Businesses is the UK's largest campaigning pressure group promoting and protecting the interests of the self employed and owners of small firms. Formed in 1974, it now has 200,000 members across 33 regions and 194 branches.
Find out more on the Federation of Small Businesses website.