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Prepare a business plan for growth

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What does this involve?

Business planning isn’t a one-off event. Your business plan should be a dynamic document that you regularly review and refine to drive your business forward. Read a free Business Gateway guide on how to prepare a business plan for growth.

The guide explains how a more sophisticated business plan will consider the various parts of an enterprise. It examines how best to allocate resources to the activities you’ve planned. And it stresses the importance of putting in place a continuous business planning cycle.

Am I eligible?

Yes, if you are thinking about starting, or already run, a business in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free and impartial service.

Who is this for?

Any business in Scotland that’s looking to develop and grow.

How long does this take?

It takes 4 minutes to read the Business Gateway guide to preparing a business plan for growth.

Important information

You should regularly assess your performance against your plans and targets to stay on track. A good understanding of your progress to date can also support your financial discussions and show your commitment to your workforce, suppliers and customers.

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website for more advice on how to prepare a business plan for growth.

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