By Colin Barrow

Part of Starting & Running a Business All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

A business plan is a key document communicating the developmental objectives of your business. To be sure that this vital information is as functional, accurate and comprehensive as possible, be sure to include the following basics:

  • Executive summary
  • Company overview
  • Business environment
  • Company description
  • Company strategy
  • Financial review
  • Risk analysis
  • Funding requirements and milestones
  • Action plan