Business Strategic planning

Business Strategic Planning

A business plan is a basic tool for running your business and essential when you are trying to raise finance. We will help you produce a professional and informative business plan that will optimise your financing opportunities. 

Business plans should generally include an executive summary, business plan information, financial commentary and projections. 

Executive summary
This is a short summary of the plan, which shoudl state the purpose of the plan and highlight all of the significant issues identified in the main body of the report. 

Business plan information
This section wil give a review of the operating activities of the business including: 

  • Overview of the proposal.
  • Productions and services, including planned developments.
  • Sales and market profiles.
  • Facilities and premises.
  • Management and personnel.

Financial commentray and projections 
The financial analysis should comprise integrated cashflow, working capital and profitability forecasts: 

  • Profit and loss, balance sheet and cashflow projections on a month by month basis.
  • Clear assumptions for the basics of the forecasts.
  • Anticipated level of finance required.
  • Sensitivity analysis to demonstrate how sensitive the figures are to changes in the key factors.
  • Commentary to support all of the prepared figures.

Our team will work with you to develop a strategic plan which will help you outline your long term objectives, the opportunities and challenges facing your business and what needs to be done to put your business in the best possible shape for the future. 

If you would like to discuss our services in more detail please contact our Corporate Services team on 00 44 161 832 4901 or email 

Our offices

St George's House
215-219 Chester Road
Manchester M15 4JE

T: 00 44 161 832 4901


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London EC1Y 8LP

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Richmond Terrace
Blackburn BB1 7AP

T: 00 44 1254 686 600


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