Commentary

130 Assembling the raw material for the business plan

BUSINESSES vol 4(2) start-up, sale and purchase
| Commentary

130 Assembling the raw material for the business plan

| Commentary

130 Assembling the raw material for the business plan

The requirements for a business plan will be based on a combination of the known facts and a certain amount of intelligent guesswork. The calculations should be based upon a number of factors, including:

  1. 130.1

        sales forecasts1;

  2. 130.2

        prices2;

  3. 130.3

        trade credit periods3;

  4. 130.4

        stock holding and replacement costs;

  5. 130.5

        drawings and salaries4;

  6. 130.6

        interest payments;

  7. 130.7

        other income expenses5;

  8. 130.8

        tax liabilities; and

  9. 130.9

        capital expenditure requirements.

Having established their various requirements for finance, the proprietors of the new business should then seek to arrange these under several different headings. Commonly,

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