X-Forces Enterprise - Helping You Be The Best in Business

Training, Funding and support for ex-military, veterans, service leavers and their families.

A range of courses designed to support different cohorts within the military community considering self-employment or business ownership

  • Self-Employment Awareness Workshop
  • Start-Up Skills Workshop
  • The Business and Enterprise Programme
  • The Business Experience Programme

Government-backed loans for start-up businesses

  • Fixed interest rate of just 6% p.a.
  • Borrow for up to 5 years
  • 12 months’ free mentoring
  • Dedicated Business Adviser
  • No early repayment penalties
  • Free training and workshops

We offer access to our own and partner events where you can network with like-minded individuals, peers and mentors who can help you develop essential business connections and knowledge

  • Business Ownership
  • Networking Events
  • Knowledge Exchange

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Business Resources

XFE Business Resources

A range of courses designed to support different cohorts within the military community considering self-employment or business ownership

  • Self-Employment Awareness Workshop
  • Start-Up Skills Workshop
  • The Business and Enterprise Programme
  • The Business Experience Programme

Government-backed loans for start-up businesses

  • An unsecured personal loan, for business purposes
  • Fixed interest rate of 6% p.a.
  • Borrow for up to 5 years
  • 12 months’ free mentoring
  • Dedicated Business Adviser
  • No early repayment penalties
  • Free training and workshops

Become a part of the Military in Business® community and network with like-minded individuals, peers and mentors who can help you develop essential business connections and knowledge.

  • Business Ownership
  • Networking Events
  • Knowledge Exchange

Download Our Free

Business Start Up Toolkits

Business Resources

XFE Business Resources

Start Up Guide Toolkit

XFE Startup Guide

Marketing Toolkit

XFE Marketing Toolkit

Social Media Toolkit

XFE Social Media Toolkit

SEO Toolkit

XFE SEO Toolkit

PR Toolkit

XFE PR Toolkit

Help Provided To Date

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2334

Start Ups
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£25,144,745

Start Up Funds Lent
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42,000

Training Hours

Success Stories

Gearing Up for Good: Meet the Royal Navy Veteran Turned E-bike Retailer With Purpose

James Rodrigues has had 16 heart attacks. In 2009, he suffered 10 days of attacks, which led to him being diagnosed with terminal heart disease. A […]

From Drill to Detailing: Meet the Former Soldier That Turned His Hobby into a Business, in Partnership with His Fiancée

Andy Dawson and Trish Fyfe started their business Carfreqz together in 2019. Based in Kent, the couple offer valeting and detailing, as well as electronic installations, […]

Launched in Lockdown: Meet the Salon Owner That Wasn’t Put Off by the Pandemic

The hair and beauty industry was one of the hardest hit during the pandemic. Restrictions would change overnight, and PPE was a staple throughout. This did […]

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