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26th June – Heropreneurs Networking (Exeter)

This event will be of value to anyone in the Armed Forces community who is interested in setting up or growing their own business & those allies who wish to work with and support them. In addition to the talk there will be plenty of time for networking.

Phil Eaglesham is leading his team to build an innovative mobility device that will give confidence and independence to users.

Phil contracted Q Fever (Helmand Fever) during active service as a Royal Marine Commando in Afghanistan. As a result, he relies on wheelchairs and similar devices for his mobility.

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Highlights video of 2018 Soldiering On Awards

See the highlights video from the 2018 Soldiering On Awards which took place in the presence of Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC.

Join us once again in congratulating all of our amazing Awards Winners.

Our thanks go to Jeremy Vine and Vicki Michelle MBE for being such fabulous hosts for the evening and to Carly Paoli for her outstanding performance including a special tribute to RAF 100.

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One Day Google Workshop – FREE to the entire Military community

Do you need help with your CV? Have you started a business and looking for guidance with your social media strategy and self-promotion? Pop in and see us for one, or all three, of our FREE Google sessions

This free, one day workshop is hosted by Recruit for Spouses and presented by Google UK! It is open to all Military spouses, serving personnel, dependants (16+), veterans, ex-service and friends & family.

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Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) course free for charity staff

RA CPD has developed an Information, Advice and Guidance course (distance learning with online tutorials over an 6 – 8 week period) for staff who give advice but for whom it is probably not their primary role. Completion of the course earns a nationally recognised level 2 qualification. RA CPD has gained funding for the course and will ask only for a minimal fee to cover registration costs should the learner not complete. The programme covers how to plan, conduct and evaluate information, advice or guidance sessions and enables learners to acquire the skills to establish co-operative working relationships.

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£10,000 prize to be granted to the winner of the Heropreneurs Veterans’ Foundation Award

All too many veterans find leaving the Armed Forces, and returning to civvy street, a huge struggle due to physical injuries and mental health issues. This may result in homelessness, unemployment, family breakdown, and a dramatic deterioration in their well-being. The Veterans’ Foundation is a charity that was created to raise funds for military-related charities and other organisations that do excellent and effective work in helping veterans in need. This Heropreneurs Award category seeks to recognise an individual in civvy street, or a business, that has given outstanding help to such veterans.

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Soldiering On awards Announces 2018 Winners!

20th April Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel was a special night of celebration of all Soldiering On Awards 2018 Finalists and the announcement of the overall winners.

The fabulous weather was just the start of a warm and welcoming evening for all; opened by Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC including a message of support from the Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May MP.

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Awards presenters, Jeremy Vine and Vicki Michelle led the audience in an evening of celebration and recognition.

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Deborah Meaden and The Ministry of Defence support the Heropreneurs Awards

Heropreneurs is delighted to announce that Deborah Meaden, the serial entrepreneur and investor, who stars in the highly successful TV series ‘Dragons Den’, has agreed to be a Judge on the Heropreneurs Awards.

Heropreneurs is also honoured that The Rt. Hon. Tobias Ellwood MP, Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Defence, who will be presenting the top award of Heropreneur of the Year, will also be attending the Awards Ceremony on 14 November 2018 at the Plaisterers’ Hall in the City of London.

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Google’s Digital Garage partners with Recruit for Spouses

The partnership is part of a drive to help those involved in the military build their digital skills

Helensburgh, 9th May 2018 : Recruit for Spouses (RfS), the award-winning social enterprise dedicated to returning military spouses to the workplace, has partnered with the Google Digital Garage to deliver digital skills training to those with connections to the military. The initiative will launch in Helensburgh, Scotland, on Wednesday 9th May – 24 hours before celebrations for the 50th anniversary of HMS Neptune.

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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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