Guide

Write a business plan: step-by-step

Download a business plan template

Our business plan template is an interactive form designed to simplify the process of creating your business plan.

Business plan preparation

The business plan template asks a number of detailed questions about your proposed business, so it’s worthwhile to carry out research before you complete it. Consider:

  • your business goals
  • legal requirements for your business
  • your business market and competitors
  • financial forecasts
  • sales plans
  • potential suppliers
  • staff and premises

Download our business plan template (DOC, 874K)


For further support to create your business plan see what to include in your business plan.