April 15, 2019
2019 SOA Awards Night

12 Months of Opportunity for 2019 SOA Winners

After the record-breaking Soldiering On Awards (SOA) night, recognising 62 amazing Finalists, I am delighted to share the Awards Highlights and Individual Videos created to record […]
April 5, 2019

Soldiering On Awards Winners Announced

Now in its 9th year, the Soldiering On Awards recognise many truly inspirational people and teams; highlighting the outstanding achievements of current and former service men and women, their […]
March 14, 2019

Carol Vorderman to host 2019 Soldiering On Awards

We are delighted to announce that television personality and military supporter Carol Vorderman MBE will be presenting the 2019 Soldiering On Awards ceremony on 5th April.   […]
February 17, 2019

Meet the Soldering On Awards Finalists: Business of the Year – Community Impact Award

Business of the Year – Community Impact Award The Business of the Year Community Impact category is in recognition of a business that was started up […]
February 17, 2019

Meet the Soldering On Awards Finalists: Business of the Year – Start Up

Business of the Year – Start Up Award The Business of the Year category is in recognition of a new business that was started by an […]
February 13, 2019

Meet the Soldering On Awards Finalists: Business of the Year – Scale Up Award – Sponsored by London Stock Exchange Group

Business of the Year – Scale Up Award The Business of the Year Scale Up category is in recognition of a business that was started by […]
January 30, 2019

#Veganuary: Turning your passions & beliefs into your business

Starting young! A key reason why many people choose to start their own business is because they have a passion for something and want to share […]
January 27, 2019

How having a mentor can help your business

Why use a mentor? 93% of SME’s acknowledge that mentoring can help their business to succeed (Nationalmentoringday.org) and 94% of SME’s relying upon external support have […]
January 14, 2019

Helping you secure funding for your startup

You have a great business idea, you have the passion and determination required to make the business work and you’ve done your research. Now all you […]
January 9, 2019

Soldiering On Awards Finalists Announced including 3 Business of the Year categories

The Soldiering On Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of those who have served their country, and the diverse people and groups who work together in support […]
January 6, 2019

New Year New Career

A new year often brings with it an opportunity for reflection upon the year which has just passed, and the possibility to plan for the year […]
December 18, 2018

CEO’s End of Year Message

CEO’S END OF YEAR MESSAGE Ren Kapur MBE – CEO, X-Forces Enterprise           Partners, beneficiaries, associates and team members; As we near […]
December 13, 2018

Good things come in 3s!

We are very proud to announce that #XFsuccess children’s cutlery business Doddl, run by former RAF Intelligence Officer Rosie Phelps-Goggin, her sister Catherine Dodd & Director […]
December 4, 2018

Keeping the Small Business Saturday momentum going!

The 1st December marked the 6th Small Business Saturday, encouraging shoppers to support small businesses, particularly during the festive period. At X-Forces Enterprise we have seen […]
November 20, 2018

Opinion Piece: Brexit and the small business skills shortage

As said by FSB Chairman, Mike Cherry: ‘More than one in three small firms now say lack of access to the right skills is holding back […]
November 15, 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 – Gosport Enterprise Fair

In celebration of Global Enterprise Week and following the success of our first Gosport Armed Forces Enterprise Fair in 2016 hosted by MP Caroline Dinenage, X-Forces […]
November 9, 2018

Remembrance Day: 100 years. Thank you for your service

The First World War had an impact on every person in every town and village in the UK. One hundred years later we commemorate and remember […]
November 8, 2018

Celebrating Diversity Part 2: Inspiration and Inclusion

“Diversity may be the term that identifies our distinguishing features, but inclusion is what will truly bring us together. Diversity may get you a seat at […]
October 31, 2018

Key benefits for small businesses from the #Budget2018

Key benefits for small businesses from the #Budget2018: Start Up Loans scheme extended till 2021 so we can support even more entrepreneurs with start up funding […]
October 30, 2018

Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity

Black History Month celebrates the progress and achievements made by BAME communities. I was honoured to participate in two Black History Month events: the Army BAME […]
October 28, 2018

Celebrating the WIS community! #InvictusGames #SagePower50 #DisabilityConfidentCommitment

What a fantastic year it has been for the Invictus Games in Sydney celebrating our talented WIS warrior sportsmen. 17 medals for Team UK so far…Wow! […]
October 16, 2018

#5yearsofXFE – X-Forces Enterprise 5th Anniversary

It seems like just yesterday I met with Rt.Hon the Lord Young of Grantham to discuss the creation of X-Forces Enterprise to support members of the […]
September 25, 2018

Judge’s View, Ren Kapur MBE: What do judges look for in a nomination?

I am delighted to be a judge for the Soldiering On Awards. It is humbling to read about the outstanding endeavors and achievements of those who […]
September 23, 2018

Catching up with the Soldering On Awards Business of the Year 2018 Winners

The Soldiering on Awards 2018 were a particularly proud moment for X-Forces Enterprise as three award-winning businesses were ones we supported. This year, X-Forces Enterprise Founder […]
September 13, 2018

5 reasons why you should enter your startup into award ceremonies?

Being nominated for an award is an incredibly rewarding feeling. Not only are awards a recognition of the hard work you’ve put into building your business, […]
September 7, 2018

The X-Forces Enterprise and Soldiering On Awards is now part of the X-Forces Enterprise: Launch Event

This month we proudly announced Soldiering On Awards is now part of the X-Forces Enterprise at our nominations launch event on the 4th September at the […]
June 27, 2018
Ren Kapur MBE

Why ex-Armed Forces personnel make great business people

May 11, 2018
Craig Dignam Aka ‘Diggers’ charity walk

Supporting Craig Dignam Aka ‘Diggers’ On His Greatest Walking Challenge Yet!

April 11, 2018

Building on Our Strengths, Stepping Stones for Success within the XFE Community

January 11, 2018
SOA awards finalists

Announcing the 2018 Soldering On Awards Finalists

As CEO of X-Forces and proud partners of the 2018 Soldering On Awards (SOA), we are delighted to announce this year’s finalists. I am equally proud to […]
December 20, 2017
X-Forces Enteprise Soldiering On Awards

2017 – A Milestone Year of XF Businesses Successes, Awards and Great Partnerships

September 20, 2017
Lord Young, Ren Kapur with X-Forces supporters

X-Forces Enterprise Patron Hosts Key Supporters

Last night we were honoured to be hosted by X-Forces’ Patron Lord Young of Graffham, at a dinner for a select group of X-Forces closest supporters. […]
September 19, 2017
Armed Forces

Why are Members of the Armed Forces Successful Entrepreneurs?

Resilience, ambition, leadership, persistence, teamwork, organization, courage – all words that come to mind when thinking of our armed forces. The brave men and women who […]
June 27, 2017
X-Forces CEO, Ren Kapur MBE, The Rt Hon Sir Michael Fallon MP and Tal Lambert MBE, Chairman

Secretary of State, Sir Michael Fallon, Earl Howe, and Lord Dannatt support Soldiering On Awards

The launch of the 2018 Soldiering on Awards, took place at the Ministry of Defence on Thursday 15 June 2017. The event was sponsored by Thales, and […]
March 28, 2017
X-Forces Enteprise Soldiering On Awards

Soldiering On Awards 2017: National Recognition for the Armed Forces Community

This recognition from the Soldiering On Awards means a huge amount to the X-Forces Team and most importantly the X-Forces Businesses who are at the heart […]
January 27, 2017

Renewing our pledges to support the Armed Forces community

Last week we renewed our pledges to support the Armed Forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. Since our launch in 2013 X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) […]