We have changed our name to:
Small Business Services.

Our website will remain available and our content will stay the same as we work to update the name throughout the website. You can expect to see both the Canada Business Ontario and Small Business Services names appearing on the site temporarily as we make this transition.

Writing a Business Plan

Your business starts with an idea. To turn that idea into a profitable company, you need to be able to explain it to potential investors, bankers and other professionals. A written business plan describes your business idea and shows the potential for growth in a clear and effective way.

Your business plan should be created when you start a business and revisited as the business grows and changes. Regular planning can help keep you on track.

The following guides and tools will help you create a business plan.