Business plan templates
Download a free business plan template on The Prince’s Trust website.
Business plan examples
Read example business plans on the Bplans website.
How to write a business plan
Get detailed information about how to write a business plan on the Start Up Donut website.
Why you need 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:
clarify your business idea
spot potential problems
set out your goals
measure your progress
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.