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How to develop a business plan

This guide will help you to better understand what's required when developing a business plan for your new venture. It will demonstrate why you need a plan and what it should contain, under 14 separate headings. You will learn about:

  • reasons for creating a business plan

  • the structure of the plan

  • research you need to complete

  • what you need to put into your business plan.

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