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Have you nominated someone for a Soldiering On Award yet?

Soldiering On Awards nominations were declared Open in July and we are delighted to see lots of nominations coming in.

Have you submitted your nomination for a deserving person, team or business yet? If not, get started now! Register your nomination on our simple on line nomination system here Soldiering On Awards Nominations Once registered you can revisit and update and amend your nomination until you decide it is completed and ready to submit.

Now into its 8th year the Soldiering On Awards are your opportunity to help us recognise existing and former members of the Armed Forces and those who support the Armed Forces community at the prestigious 2018 Soldiering On Awards.

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Nominate your hero for the Soldiering On Awards!

Soldiering On Awards declare the 2018 Awards nominations process Open!

Now into its 8th year the Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce Nominations are Open for members of the armed forces community and the general public to put forward the people, teams, charities and businesses they would like to see recognised in the prestigious 2018 Soldiering On Awards. We are delighted to announce our new partnership with X-Forces to bring you three new business awards. All former members of the Armed Forces Community are eligible for nomination in the business awards categories.

Who do you know who should be recognised?

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Soldiering On Awards hold 2018 launch at MoD and announce X-Forces Partnership

Soldiering On Awards are delighted to announce the launch of the 2018 Awards – which this year will include 3 exciting new business categories in partnership with X-Forces. The official launch took place at a recent reception held at MoD Main Building, Whitehall. It was sponsored by Thales UK and had Awards Patron the Rt Hon Earl Howe PC, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords and Minister of State for Defence in attendance.

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X-Forces reaches milestone: 1,000 small military businesses supported!

X-Forces is proud to announce that it has officially broken another glass ceiling, having supported 1,000 entrepreneurs, and lent over £9M in seed capital to help veterans and their families start their own businesses.

X-Forces 1,000th Success Story: Lee Harris-Hamer

The 1,000th recipient of X-Forces’ support, Lee is the owner of White Horse Cleaning Company Limited based in in Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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12 July – 18:30 – 21:00 – Heropreneurs Supports the bigger picture

Wed 12 July 2017, 18:30 – 21:00 BST

The Tower Room, London & Partners, 6th Floor, 2 More London Riverside, London, SE1 2RR

In February 2017 an artist and photgrapher, both ex-British Army, teamed up with an award winning documentary film maker to work alongside wildlife rangers in the Zambian bush. This summer they are creating a unique insight into the little known world of anti-poaching to raise over £40k for the men and women protecting African wildlife.

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Heropreneurs Networking Event – 10 May 2017

Heropreneurs is a charity that inspires, networks and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs from the armed forces community.

Richard Hughes and Matthew Hammond both left the Royal Marines in 2012, keen to work in the property industry they founded Handy Heroes Construction – a London based property maintenance and construction company that largely recruits skilled ex-military tradesmen.

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Heropreneurs Networking Event – 8th March 2017

Heropreneurs is a charity that inspires, networks and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs from the armed forces community.

Charlie is a former regular and serviving reservist. In what remains of his “spare time” he runs www.soldierinblue.com. The company provides extras and military advisors to the entertainment industry. Charlie will talk about the ups and downs of being an entrepreneur & the ability to build a business alongside other employment.

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Heropreneurs Networking Event – 11 January 2017

Heropreneurs is a charity which inspires, networks and mentors aspiring entrepreneurs from the armed forces community.

This month you will hear from Heropreneurs mentee Pete Bray of PB Adventures; a family orientated business. Pete is a world record holder, adventurer, author and former Boat Troop member and Survival Instructor of the UK’s elite 22 Special Air Service Regiment (SAS). We specialise in small group outdoor activity coaching and expeditions within the UK and beyond and pride ourselves on providing life enhancing experiences for all levels of ability.

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