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

X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) supports business aspiration in the Armed Forces community.

Veterans, service leavers, reservists, spouses, family members and cadets are all eligible for free-to-access services.

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
  • Masterclass Workshops on Specialist Topics
  • Enterprise For Life® Programme
  • 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.

  • Connect with subject matter experts
  • Connect with successful small business owners
  • Networking Events
  • Knowledge Exchange

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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



supported to consider, start and scale their business aspirations


facilitated via the Government-funded Start Up Loans scheme


hours of enterprise training delivered

Success Stories

Shaping Young Minds and Fostering Ambition

Before joining the Royal Air Force in 2000, George Slater had never left Scotland. However, during the course of a 22-year career – which all began […]

Accept and Respect Difference with The Berts

Childhood sweethearts Andy and Lotty Laverton have been together since they were 15, marrying in 1982. Lotty was an Army spouse throughout the whole of Andy’s […]

From Service To Ceremonies: meet the Army veteran turned self-employed Celebrant

Gill Charlton, a military spouse and a veteran, served 24 years in the British Army but swapped service for ceremonies to forge a new career as […]

Latest News from X-Forces

Spouses & Partners: In-Person Training is Back!

While virtual gatherings have undoubtedly been a lifeline over the past few years, and continue to offer benefits of accessibility and flexibility for business owners, there’s […]

Op Prosper: Uniting for Veterans’ Careers

X-Forces Enterprise Co-CEOs Ren Kapur MBE and Martin Wing were delighted to join the Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, and Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Johnny Mercer, at […]

XFE Business Advisor honoured with National Award

British Business Bank hosted the Q4 Business Support Partner Forum on Friday 22nd March 2024, a vibrant event that not only celebrated collective achievements but also […]

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