Cheshire East Council Community Enterprise Toolkit
Appendix 8: example business plan
General background and description
Include a history of the proposed business and the track record of any individuals and/or
organisations involved in setting it up. Describe what the aims and objectives of the business
are and how these will be achieved.
Use your work from stages 1 and 3.
Outline how the business will function on a daily basis and who is responsible for what.
Include information on the management and staffing of the business.
Use your work from stage 5.
Include detailed financial forecasts with comprehensive notes and explanations. Analyse your
expenditure and income. Outline the financial procedures and policies you will adopt. Include
information on past financial performance if applicable.
Use your work from stage 4.
Appendix 8: example business plan format