Date of publication: 2017-08-28 13:12
You’ll get a complete profit & loss statement, cash flow forecast, balance sheet, and more - all without ever having to look at a spreadsheet or worry about breaking a formula.
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We have three templates you can use to do your business plan kindly offered by SCORE and Bank of Scotland. There are two for preparing the narrative of your plan (One for a startup business and the other for an existing business) and a cash flow template.
You’ll also have to know enough about the process to be sure you’re getting all the numbers in the right places. And typically, there are limited instructions to go along with a free template, so if you don’t already know what you’re doing with the numbers, the process of writing your business plan isn’t going to be that much easier with a template.
Writing a business plan can seem like a big task, especially if you’re starting a business for the first time and don’t have a financial background. Even if you do have some experience, getting a refresher on what a modern business plan template looks like is always a good idea.
If you need more than a free, simple template can provide, look into online business planning solutions like LivePlan , which provides more help and customization options than any template can.
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The core template is built using Excel, and when you’re ready for more there are lots of industry specific templates and calculators available to help build your financial projections from the bottom up for any business or industry sector.