For finance providers a good business plan is essential, particularly for start-ups and new businesses where little other information is available.
Established businesses will also benefit from a good plan and it is often used as a benchmark to make sure the business is going in the right direction.
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A business plan is only as good as the information used to compile it. It should be reviewed regularly to ensure it remains up to date.
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