Business Plan Blog

Help for anyone starting a business

A beginners guide to forecasting business cash flow for startups

When you first start up a new business, it can feel like you are surrounded by a whirlwind of things to do. Read our guide to find out how to make the best start to your business with a well-informed cash flow forecast. [[Continue reading]]

Planning for success - a guide to your first business plan

The point of a business plan, no matter what stage of business you are at, is to set out your goals, strategy and action plan for achieving them. In this article, I run through how to write a business plan - and why it's a great idea. [[Continue reading]]

Quick Start Guide For Setting Up Your Own Business

Start-ups can happen very quickly. Or at least, that’s how they look from the outside. This guide goes through the steps to start up a business in the UK, including writing a business plan and marketing plan. [[Continue reading]]

You Might Already Have Good Content – A Beginners Guide To Content Marketing

Content marketing is a great and until recently, unsung marketing tool. Read our guide to find out why you might already have good content, even if you don't realise it. [[Continue reading]]

How to organise your business planning cycle

Having a quarterly business planning cycle helps your vision to keep on track, but what exactly is the process? Read more to find out. [[Continue reading]]

Researching Your Business Competition Without Getting Stressed

Knowing how competitors go to market and the truth behind their advertising can be extremely useful information for your business. Business competition is almost always a good thing! Read our guide :) [[Continue reading]]

9 Ways Selling Homemade Food Could Leave You Needing A Solicitor

Selling homemade food is one of those passion to profit dreams. It isn't always plain sailing though. Read our post to help you stay on the right side of the law! [[Continue reading]]

How to deal with stress at work

We've all had it to one degree or another - stress at work. Often we try to just slog on. If you're feeling stressed or want to share your thoughts read on. [[Continue reading]]

Why burn rates will make you question everything

Startups need watch their burn rate. This article is for you if you haven't heard the term "burn rate" associated with anything other than exercise before. [[Continue reading]]

Dashboard spotlight - how to make the most of your Brixx dashboard

Today I’m going to take a closer look at one of the features of the Brixx Dashboard. We’ve taken to calling this feature ‘Spotlight’. Spotlight lets you filter out what appears on your dashboard, creating custom views of the dashboard which report specifically on different parts your Brixx financial model. [[Continue reading]]