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

  • 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

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

Former Royal Marine Major Ignites Business Idea “Spark” After 25 Years

Having joined the Royal Marines in 1991 and climbed the ranks from Junior to Major, Tom Clow held a firm plan for his second career well […]

THE RISE OF MILITARY-LED, HEALTH-FOCUSED FOOD COMPANY – KINETIC KITCHEN

Kinetic Kitchen’s approach to their products is all about understanding what the client’s body wants and needs. Led by military-family member and Sports Science & Nutritionist, […]

Agile in a Crisis: Meet the former Soldier turned Drone Pilot that has overcome disability to steer his business through the Coronavirus outbreak.

British Army veteran Chris Flannagan from Wiltshire had set his sights on a new career as a drone pilot, but found few employment opportunities due to […]

Help Provided To Date

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2,264

Start Ups
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£23,661,145

Start Up Funds Lent
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42,000

Training Hours

Latest News from X-Forces

Self Employment Kickstart: Grow with Amazon

Grow With Amazon: Unique Opportunity for the Military Community A brand-new partnership between X-Forces Enterprise and Amazon aims to further expand and improve the support offered […]

Former Corporals Take a Leap with Amazon

Jamie Keen and James Rose Shaw left the military together in 2018 and despite zero experience in logistics, took the leap and joined the Amazon Delivery […]

Grant awarded to new project to encourage small businesses to employ veterans

Forces in Mind Trust has awarded £42,000 to X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) for a new project which aims to highlight the benefits of employing veterans to small […]

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