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Enterprise Training Urged for Thousands Leaving Armed Forces

More and better enterprise training should be given to the rising number of people set to leave the armed forces over the next two years to encourage them to start their own businesses. That’s the joint call from enterprise charity Heropreneurs and the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in response to recent Government cuts. In a new report, they urge the Government to ensure its resettlement programme is “fit for purpose” and to create an umbrella body to co-ordinate existing support for ex-military personnel as they enter the civilian workplace. Heropreneurs founder Richard Morris said: “If you have 20-30,000 people a year coming out who are expensively trained and skilled, you would expect to do more for them in society than is presently done.” The report... »