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

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 […]

Veterans And Start-Ups – It’s A Family Thing

  It could be said that working with Veterans and start-ups is the Bloomhill family business. For generations they have served in uniform, supported ex-military personnel, […]

Meet The Veteran Who Truly Can See The Wood From The Trees

From PTSD To Tree Services: How A Veteran Found His New Passion Craig Ashley has always enjoyed working in the great outdoors. It made perfect sense, […]

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XFE Delegation Visits Downing Street

X-Forces Enterprise was invited to attend a reception at Downing Street to recognise and celebrate the contribution of military charities and non-profit organisations. On Monday 27th […]

Partnerships Boost for Armed Forces Businesses via groundbreaking Findr Platform

In its mission to strengthen opportunities for business owners in the Armed Forces community, X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) is proud to announce its new channel partnership with […]

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