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

From Military Vehicles to Mobile Valeting: Meet the ex-RAF electrician that is forging his own future 

Jacob Asukile from Cardiff left the RAF in 2018. He had served nine years as an electrician technician, maintaining equipment at bases in the UK, the […]

From Forces to Fiction: Meet the former Army Officer turned Published Author

Charles Cordell was brought up in Cornwall, near Falmouth, and spent time as an archaeologist before joining the British Army. He served in a range of […]

Second ERS Gold Award Honour for X-Forces Enterprise

X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) has retained Gold in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS), the highest badge of honour for organisations that support the Armed Forces community. […]

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