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

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

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

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

Success Stories

Insta-inspired business: Meet the creative military spouse hand-crafting luxury candles

Military spouse Emma Bryant was inspired to start her first business by Instagram, on which she followed other small businesses and watched their successes. Emma’s brand […]

Independence after injury: meet the Navy veteran that turned his hobby into a business

Russ Kirby’s left arm was paralysed in a motorbike accident in 1981, which forced him to leave the Royal Navy.  Now 58, after 33 years in […]

From education to enterprise: Meet the military spouse changing science kits for kids

Military spouse and teacher Michelle Williams understood that all parents want to see their child have opportunities to be happy and successful, and applied her knowledge […]

Help Provided To Date

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1,500+

Start Ups
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£15,000,000+

Start Up Funds Lent
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27,000+

Training Hours

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Minister for Defence People and Veterans supports the Soldiering On Awards

In his first public event, the Minister for Defence People and Veterans, Johnny Mercer MP, attended the Soldiering On Awards launch adding his support for nominations […]

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