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Armed Forces Organisations Join Forces to Celebrate the Best in Business!

In 2016, RAF veteran Steve arrived for the first day of a Business Experience programme hoping to turn his part-time massage work into a business he could be proud of, Steve lost his vision in 2004.

Steve defines the character and values of our Armed Forces, he has never given up and has completed 10 triathlons since accepting his sight loss. He has never lost his entrepreneurial motivation and he was determined to become self-sufficient again professionally as well as physically.

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Businesses Big and Small Back Armed Forces Entrepreneurs

Ahead of National Armed Forces Day in Liverpool

Start-up businesses and large national organisations came together at Liverpool today, in the lead up to National Armed Forces Day, to celebrate entrepreneurship within the Armed Forces community locally and nationally.

Amongst the sponsors were NatWest and The Military Mutual, who were hosted by Liverpool City Council, all coming together to support X-Forces beneficiaries. Three of these entrepreneurs included a former Royal Marine, RAF and Royal Navy family member that have launched businesses here in the Liverpool area.

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Big Business is Getting Behind Military-owned Start-ups and Scale-ups in the UK

It’s not often that a small business owner gets to meet the Managing Director of a FTSE250 who could turn out to be a potential client, but this is exactly what happened when Royal Navy Veteran Kevin Bath joined X-Forces Big Business supporting Small Business campaign.

This introduction between a small business and the bigger industry players encapsulates what Big Business supporting Small Business means, and was the driving force behind Lord Young’s, Ren Kapur’s and X-Forces initiative that was launched on the 9th May.

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X-Forces’ Chairman and Award-winning Leadership Consultant, Martin Wing joins X-Forces Executive Management Team

On Thursday 27th April, X-Forces’ Chairman, Martin Wing, was amongst the project leadership team awarded the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) prestigious Project of the Year Award. Martin has been a consultant for over 20 years working for US based Kepner-Tregoe and most recently Brazilian firm, Integration Management Consulting.

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National Recognition for Armed Forces in Business at the Soldiering On Awards 2017

X-Forces Wins Soldiering On Business Enterprise Award

On Friday 24th March, X-Forces was delighted to join members of the Armed Forces, past and present, and those that support them across the board at the Soldering On Awards 2017. We are honoured to have won the Business Enterprise category!

X-Forces was shortlisted amongst a group of fantastic finalists including; Ex-Military Careers, Huggable Heroes, Heropreneurs and Unsung Hero (University of Wolverhampton).

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