GOV.UK: Write a Business Plan

A business plan is a written document that describes your business. It covers objectives, strategies, sales, marketing, and financial forecasts.

A business plan helps you to:

You’ll need a business plan if you want to secure investment or a loan from a bank. It can also help to convince customers, suppliers and potential employees to support you.

The GOV.UK website contains a host of resources to help you create your business plan, including free templates, examples and guidance.

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