Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success.
It may initially seem like a lot of work; however a well prepared business plan can save you time and money in the long run.
There are no rules about what your plan should cover or the level of detail.
Complete each section of SBA's Business Plan Tool at your own pace.
Save your work at any time and pick up where you left off the next time you log into the tool.
You can download our business plan template and guide to assist you to complete your plan.
A well thought out and researched business plan is the cornerstone to starting and running a business.
We've developed a Business Plan Template and Guide to step you through the process of developing a business plan that is solid, well-structured and tailored to your business.
Creating a business plan is one of the most important steps you will take because the plan serves as your road map for the early years of your business.
Effective business planning can be the key to your success.
A business plan can help you secure finance, prioritise your efforts and evaluate opportunities.