Purpose of Planning
A number of surveys have indicated that less than ten per cent
of all small businesses have any sort of formal business plan.
In fact, most people spend more time planning their annual holidays
than they spend planning for their business! That's a bit scary
when you consider what is usually at stake.
formal Business Plan
your business venture requires finance or additional capital,
you will need to prepare a comprehensive business plan before
approaching a bank or financial investors. Most will not even
consider advancing money without one. The more detail and accuracy
you can project in your plan, the more chance you will have of
securing your loan.
for the future
While the main reason most people prepare a business plan is to
raise finance, your business plan should not just be a tool for
raising capital. It should also be a blueprint for the future
of your business.
also a great way of checking the overall viability of a new business
venture or planning for long term growth and even your ultimate
exit or succession. A well prepared business plan will also add
value to your business and help you stay on track.
Business Planning Kit
special price for a limited time only - normally
Preparing a practical and comprehensive business plan is not an
easy task and it can be quite daunting. To help you through the
process, we have prepared a special Business Planning
Kit. The kit contains all the things you need to create
both a practical, directional guide for the future of your business
plus a formal business plan suitable to raise finance or attract
investors. You will also gain valuable insights into the strengths
and weaknesses of your business and its ongoing viability.
could, of course, engage the assistance of a consultant or adviser
(such as your accountant) to help you. This is highly recommended
however, this sort of help is not cheap. Plus, even if you do
engage professional help, you will save you a lot of time and
money by working through the exercises in the Business
Planning Kit first.
you are a first time start up or a seasoned veteran — you
will find the Business Planning Kit tremendously
helpful in getting you focused and keeping you on track.
here for more information
about the Business Planning Kit