At a glance
Supporting armed forces and emergency service communities to start up businesses across the UK with Start Up Loans, mentoring and support
X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) is a specialist organisation that helps members of the Armed Forces and Emergency Service communities, including their family members, nurture their entrepreneurial ambition.
Their expert Business Advisors will provide you with a handrail of support through business planning & financial forecasting and will guide you through each step of the Start Up Loans process. There is also access to business plan and cash flow forecast tools.
Once an application is complete, XFE will also make the loan decision and provide ongoing mentoring support to successful applicants. The bigger and better anyone can make their network of support the greater the chances of business success. It is not just the money that makes people successful!
To help people within the military community make the most informed decisions they can, XFE can also offer a range of self-employment workshops for start-up businesses at no cost to the loan applicant. Attending a workshop before taking a start-up loan can help individuals appreciate significant aspects of starting the business. To ensure military start-ups areas successful as possible XFE also provide access to a digital Knowledge Exchange Hub with access to tips, hints, articles, events and business champions. If you are eligible and interested why not take a look here.
I get an immense sense of achievement when I load all my tools onto my truck and head out to a job that I have found. I am proud to be standing on my own two feet. X-Forces allowed me to realise my professional dream." Anthony Maunder, Tree Two One