Business Start Ups

Supporting the Unsung Hero

Free & Partially Online

The University of Wolverhampton is a preferred supplier to the MOD and delivers the award winning ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’ business start-up programme FREE for the Armed Forces community, delivered in collaboration with the Black Country Chamber of Commerce. The programme consists of a four day Business Start-Up course split over two months that will give you the knowledge required to start a business, followed by five individual mentoring sessions with a business adviser and ongoing access to peer support and business networking. SUH is delivered on armed forces bases across the UK and overseas.


Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

The University of Wolverhampton aims to support serving Armed Forces personnel, veterans, Reservists and their families by providing quality courses designed to enhance personal and professional development, translating their knowledge and experience into nationally and internationally recognised qualifications that can be transferred into their role within the Armed Forces and future careers

Visit the University of Wolverhampton site to find out more 


X Forces

X-Forces Enterprise (XFE) is an award-winning Community Interest Company that nurtures entrepreneurial ambition for the UK military community, and official delivery partner to the government's Start Up Loans Company and MoD’s Career Transition Partnership. XFE supports service leavers, veterans, spouses, cadets and armed forces family members in Enterprise Learning and help those who are interested to go further to start their own businesses with a full package of training, finance, networking and mentoring. XFE’s Microfinancing is one of the highest success rates in the UK.


Our commitment to the Armed Forces community

X-Forces commitment to the Armed Forces Community is beyond the core service that we provide in Enterprise. This is includes collaboration and with other service providers to enhance overall well being of our beneficiaries. X-Forces is a Gold Award holder with the Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme.

Visit the X Forces site to find out more.