Be the Boss
Business Support & Funding for UK Service Leavers
‘Be the Boss’ is a new service from The Royal British Legion aimed at supporting recent UK Service Leavers to plan, fund and grow their own small businesses. Funded by the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Legion and its partner organisations will offer training in small business set-up, assistance in writing a business plan and financial forecast, funding to assist in the launch or growth of a business, periodic health checks and business mentoring to applicants from across the United Kingdom
The Be the Boss scheme is open to former members of HM Armed Forces (including members of the Reserve Forces) discharged on or after 7 October 2001. This includes former Reservists who were on mobilised service in accordance with the Reserve Forces Act 1996 before 7 October 2001 provided they were also on mobilised service on or after 7 October 2001.
Applicants and their businesses must be resident in the UK. Existing businesses seeking funding must have been trading for no more than two years.
Whether you're starting up, already running a business, or looking to grow and develop, this will help you create a Business or Growth Plan, financial forecast, and build skills to:
Market and sell your product
Manage your finances
Find and keep customers
Pay the correct tax
Identify funding and support
Free Phone Helpline - 0800 678 5787
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