StartUp in 2020 step three: How to create a business plan

StartUp in 2020 step three: How to create a business plan

Posted: Fri 3rd Jan 2020

What to include in your start-up business plan

This seven-minute video will help you work out whether you need a business plan, what to include and whether you should register as a sole trader or limited company.

How start-ups can prepare and set targets for the new year that last

There's no better time to set targets than January. Whether you're starting a new business or want to grow an existing one, the new year gives you the opportunity to refresh and reset.

Setting targets is a crucial part of keeping your business on track. Many people create ambitious goals at the start of a year only to forget about them as things get busier, so it's important to create goals that can keep you motivated and focused.

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Next Generation: A business plan in 20 minutes

Henry Blanchard, lead trainer for the Next Generation campaign for young entrepreneurs, takes you through an actionable and entrepreneurially-focused 20-minute business plan. It focuses on problems, solutions, key metrics and competitive advantages.

Continue your journey to StartUp in 2020

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Chris has over a decade of experience writing about small businesses and startups. He runs Inkwell, a content agency that helps companies that sell to small business owners grow their audiences through content marketing. You can find him on Twitter at @CPGoodfellow.

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