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Getting started with the business plan template
We’ll send you two types of business plan template – a one-pager and a multi-pager. Choose the one that’s right for you. They come with instructions to help fill them out.
Doing a business plan will improve your idea. It helps you think about your business from different points of view. The process will flag up unseen risks, but also new opportunities. Aside from helping refine your idea, a business plan will move it forward. It’ll give you a concrete set of steps to go from ‘I should’ to ‘I did’.
One-page business plan template
Great for making a start
Helps you pin down the main idea
Easy to update as things evolve
Multi-page business plan template
Ideal for nailing down the details
Required by most investors and lenders
Good if you face big startup costs
Tips to help with your business plan
Don’t obsess over every detail to start with. That will make the plan long and hard to change. Keep it short and concise initially.
Financing your business
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Starting a business
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Xero does not provide accounting, tax, business or legal advice. This template has been provided for information purposes only. You should consult your own professional advisors for advice directly relating to your business.
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