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X-Forces Enterprise celebrates a successful 2017 Naval Families Enterprise Project Initial Cohort and launches A Second Programme in Plymouth

X-Forces Enterprise (XFE), together with Greenwich Hospital, A Crown Royal Navy Charity, met with the 2017 cohort from the Naval Families Enterprise Project in Portsmouth on Thursday 12 April 2018.

The event, which was held in the stunning surroundings of the Portsmouth Room at the Portsmouth Guildhall, was sponsored by Kilfrost Ltd and hosted by Solent LEP. It was a reunion for the sixteen members of the 2017 cohort and celebrated their success. It was also the launch-pad for the second programme which will start in September 2018.

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X-Forces Enterprises celebrates a successful 2017 Naval Families Enterprise Project Initial Cohort and launches A Second Programme in Plymouth

London, April 13, 2018: X-Forces Enterprises (XFE), together with Greenwich Hospital, A Crown Royal Navy Charity, met with the 2017 cohort from the Naval Families Enterprise Project in Portsmouth on Thursday 12 April 2018.

The event, which was held in the stunning surroundings of the Portsmouth Room at the Portsmouth Guildhall, was sponsored by Kilfrost Ltd and hosted by Solent LEP. It was a reunion for the sixteen members of the 2017 cohort and celebrated their success. It was also the launch-pad for the second programme which will start in September 2018.

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Spotlight on the Finalists for the X-Forces Enterprise Business of the Year categories in the Soldiering On Awards!

This week we are thrilled to congratulate all of our innovative finalists for the three Business Award categories in partnership with X-Forces Enterprise. The Business categories for this years awards are Business of the Year Start-Up, sponsored by Cisco; Business of the Year Scale-Up, sponsored by Sage; and Business of the Year Community Impact, sponsored by Landmarc.

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8th February – Self-Employment Discovery (Newcastle)

Whether you’ve already started working on your business idea, or are just considering self-employment, come along to our business workshop and meet like-minded people.

This practical workshop will take you through the pros and cons of self-employment. Working both as a group and individually, you will gain an awareness of what starting up a business means; to you, your family, and your finances.

By the end of this one-day workshop you will have a better idea of what starting a business entails, and have a clear understanding of what support is on offer, so you can plan your next steps.

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15th February – Join an X-Forces business start-up expert for a free one-to-one advice session

90 minute business start-up support from X-Forces Enterprise Experts

Our Business Surgeries are here to give you one-to-one support whether you have a few pressing questions, or want to really understand what running a business could mean for you.

X-Forces, an award-winning business support organisation, is the leading organisation for enterprise in the Armed Forces community.

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Want to Start Your Own Business? By Ren Kapur

Ren Kapur, Founder and Chief Executive of X-Forces, shares her top tips. There are pros and cons to starting your own business, here is what you should consider.
Pros
– Being your own boss: you are in control of what you do, when and how.
– Follow your passions: you are free to create a business around your interests. You can explore completely new areas or create a career based on your military experiences.
– Uncapped income: you are no longer constrained by salary brackets, and can reap the financial rewards of growing a successful business.

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18th June – Self-Employment Discovery (Birmingham)

Whether you’ve already started working on your business idea, or are just considering self-employment, come along to our business workshop and meet like-minded people.

This practical workshop will take you through the pros and cons of self-employment. Working both as a group and individually, you will gain an awareness of what starting up a business means; to you, your family, and your finances.

By the end of this one-day workshop you will have a better idea of what starting a business entails, and have a clear understanding of what support is on offer, so you can plan your next steps.

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22nd May – Self-Employment Discovery (Cardiff)

Whether you’ve already started working on your business idea, or are just considering self-employment, come along to our business workshop and meet like-minded people.

This practical workshop will take you through the pros and cons of self-employment. Working both as a group and individually, you will gain an awareness of what starting up a business means; to you, your family, and your finances.

By the end of this one-day workshop you will have a better idea of what starting a business entails, and have a clear understanding of what support is on offer, so you can plan your next steps

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24th April – Self-Employment Discovery (Plymouth)

Whether you’ve already started working on your business idea, or are just considering self-employment, come along to our business workshop and meet like-minded people.

This practical workshop will take you through the pros and cons of self-employment. Working both as a group and individually, you will gain an awareness of what starting up a business means; to you, your family, and your finances.

By the end of this one-day workshop you will have a better idea of what starting a business entails, and have a clear understanding of what support is on offer, so you can plan your next steps.

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