Business planning for start-ups

You’ve decided that you have the commitment and capacity to run your own business. You’ve got a great idea for what you want to do and have thought about what you want to achieve, including a realistic estimate of profits. You’ve also considered whether you have enough money to take the next step or whether you’ll need to raise additional finance.

So now is a good time to bring your business ideas to ML Enterprise. We’ll use our experience in working with firms in a wide range of sectors and industries in the South West to take an independent, expert view of your plans.

We’ll give you constructive advice on your ideas and help you develop solutions to potential problems, so that you can strengthen your business plan and give your enterprise a better chance of success. A good business plan will also help you to attract funding.

We’ll advise you on the advantages and disadvantages of the different business structures – sole trader, partnership, limited liability partnership or limited company – and which is best for you and your enterprise at this time and help you with any paperwork involved. We can also help you in sourcing start-up finance.

To make your life easier, we offer a range of services designed to reduce your administrative burden and give you the time you need to get your business off the ground, as well as providing you with information vital for decision-making

And once you are up and running, we’ll be there to support you as you take the next steps in growing your business, working with you to draw up short and longer-term strategies to identify where you want to go and the actions and resources required to get you there.

To find out how we can help you, please contact us.