Archive | July, 2011

References & Cited Materials

In preparation for setting up the Horizon Mentoring Scheme the team undertook a lengthy research process to identify what best practice already existed and to learn from this. In addition we have used the already extensive experience and knowledge of our team members, who have themselves previously set up mentoring programmes within organisations and community settings. We […]

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Janette Faherty

WiM UK Patrons

We are pleased to have a number of Patrons to our network.     Ron Simpson CFCMI CFCIPD M Ed A chartered manager and company director, Ron was a previous East Midlands Regional Chair of the Chartered Management Institute and President of its Leicestershire and Rutland Branch. As proprietor of the Rutland based consultancy RMJS […]

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Kimberley Bingham

Horizon Coordinator Team

The Horizon Mentoring Scheme has been researched and developed  by a team of WiMUK Volunteers, who make up the Horizon Coordinators Team. “My Name is Laura Edwards and I am a Marketing Executive for an organisation called AAT, an accountancy qualification and membership body. I first saw the benefits of mentoring when studying at Lancaster University in […]

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WiM List of Preferred Coaches

Welcome to our list of preferred coaches. Please choose from the list below and make contact with the individual or organisation directly.   Legal Disclaimer Although we take great care to try to identify coaches who have demonstrated their ability and attain to our rigorous criteria, WiM UK takes not legal responsibility or liability for […]

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Horizon Policies and Agreements

Ethics In mentoring, a mentor and mentee will inevitably share information about themselves. The mentoring relationship needs to be respected with confidentiality and appropriate boundaries established. This protects both participants who need to understand how far it is acceptable to go. A Code of Ethics is attached at Annex A of the guidance notes or […]

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Address Problems in the Relationship

Mentoring relationships can run into problems for a number of reasons.  These include: Mentee and Mentor having different expectations of the Mentoring relationship; A lack of clarity over what is to be gained and achieved from the Mentor Relationship; A lack of commitment on either to carry out the agreed actions; A different style or approach that clashes rather […]

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