16 May Webinar: A Guide to…Writing a Business Plan

16 May 2024

Thursday 16th May 1pm-2pm

All good businesses start with a good idea. And turning that idea into a business requires a plan. Even if you don’t need to apply for funding, it is still important to write up a business plan.

A good business plan fills two needs. Firstly, it gives the business owner a space to write down their aims for the business, as well as the tactics and strategies they will employ to get there. Secondly, if you are seeking funding, a plan gives the finance provider that the business owner has thought about how they will deliver a sustainable, successful business, and is not being complacent (find out more in our guide to business plans here)

This 1-hour webinar will be delivered by Enterprise Cube who have worked with the Growth Hub over the past two years to support startup businesses through their Strive Live Startup Incubator, supporting over 150 early stage businesses in our region.

The session will cover:

  • Planning for your business vs Writing a Business Plan
  • Top reasons to write a business plan
  • What goes in a business plan
  • Tips for writing your business plan
  • Different styles of business plan, including useful templates

Plus, the Growth Hub’s own Simon Middleton will be joining the session to host a Q&A and share his expertise on using a business plan to apply for grants.

The following day, there will be a companion session looking at Cash Flow Forecasts

These webinars will be recorded, and a link to the recording will be sent to all who have registered, whether or not they were able to attend the live session.

The webinar will be delivered over Zoom, and you can register to receive the link using the form below.