Live Plan can easily accommodate any industry and type of business.Whether you're a small- or mid-sized business, freelancer, nonprofit, and in literally any industry sector, we've got you covered.Download a free business plan template on The Prince’s Trust website.
It can also help to convince customers, suppliers and potential employees to support you.
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We've collected these sample plans over more than 15 years, most through generous donations from happy customers who used our software and wanted to share their successful plans with others.
In addition to all the complete sample plans, Live Plan includes example content for every text item in your business plan.
For example, if you want to start a vegetarian restaurant, a plan for a steakhouse will still be a great match.
While the specifics of your actual business will differ, the elements you'll want to include in your restaurant's business plan are likely to be very similar—and they're all included in Live Plan.
A business plan helps you to: You’ll need a business plan if you want to secure investment or a loan from a bank.
Read about the finance options available for businesses on the Business Finance Guide website.
This template is designed to ensure you’re thinking through all of the important facets of starting a new business or growing an existing one.
It’s intended to help future small business owners consider the full scope of running a business, and identify functional areas they may not have considered or where they may need to level up their skills as they grow.