Find out how to write a business plan, and access templates, sample business plans, market research information and statistics.
- Why do you need a business plan?
A business plan is a valuable tool for every business owner, whether you are starting up, have been in business for years, or are ready to grow.
- Writing your business plan
Know what elements are considered essential in any business plan and the key points that should be included in each section of your business plan.
- Sample business plans and templates
The organizations listed here provide free templates, writing guides and sample plans to help you develop a professional business plan.
- Business planning FAQs
Find the answers to questions often asked about preparing a business plan.
- Succession planning
Find the right strategy for handing over or selling your business to someone else, whether it be employee, family member, friend or another entrepreneur.
- Market research and statistics
Learn more about market research, how to conduct it and where to find free information and statistics to support your market research project.
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