Business planning tools and resources

Use these free online tools and resources to help plan, run and grow your business.

Business readiness health check

Take our free business readiness health check to find out if you are ready to start your own business.

Business start-up guide

Read the business start-up guide and follow these 7 steps to assess your idea before starting a business.

Business planning resources

Whether you are just starting up or looking to grow an existing business, make sure you have a comprehensive business plan that identifies all the important aspects of your business.

Your business plan maps your current situation, identifies your goals, and describes what actions you will take to move your business forward.

Use these resources to plan, write and maintain your business plan:

Read about how to prepare a business plan.

Market research kit

Use our market research kit to find key economic, demographic information about potential customers and statistical information about your industry.

Learn more about market research and researching customers.

Webinars and webisodes

Watch recorded webinars and webisodes for key advice when planning, expanding and improving your business.

Getting business advice

When starting a new business or growing an established one, a good adviser can help you reach business goals, negotiate contracts, minimise business risk, and much more.

Learn more about working with business advisers.

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