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

A Little Slice of Thailand….in North West England

Phil Williams’ business is about as far removed from Army life as you can imagine, yet he has discovered that so many of the skills he […]

Former Soldier Pens Second ‘Divided Kingdom’ Novel

X-Forces Enterprise has supported members of the Armed Forces community in a huge variety of endeavours, across just about every industry you can imagine. However, literature […]

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 […]

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