Mentor in Residence

Mentor in Residence

The Mentor in Residence at MERITS Programme is designed to match up the knowledge, skills, insights and entrepreneurial capability of experienced business practitioners with small business owners who need practical 1-1 advice and guidance.

The mentor contributes independent, informed observation and advice to aid decision making.

All applications for mentor assistance are dealt with individually and are preceded by a business needs analysis to assess the key needs of the business and determine the most imperative mentoring objectives.

To view upcoming themes and to apply for a mentoring place, please complete all fields with as much detail as possible in order for us to make an assessment of your suitability for Mentoring Support.
Upcoming topics: 


Website and SEO Audit

Joanne O'Brien


Increase Your Tax Efficiency

Robert Graham


Social Media Audit

Jill Lush


Metrics that Matter - KPIs in your Business

Stuart Nelson


R&D/Innovation EI Funding for LEO clientsEnterprise Ireland in-company R&D manager Joe Madden


Driving Retail GrowthDenise Doyle, Retail Republic


Managing Yourself to Manage OthersJulie O'Sullivan


Strategic Financial Planning and assistance with funding applicationsPaul Murtagh
Apply Now


Applicant businesses must be based and operate in County Kildare.

The LEO reserves the right to refuse applicants for Mentoring on the basis of their business/application being deemed unsuitable. 
Where relevant training or advice may be recommended as an alternative option.