Starting a business

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Name the 3 main types of ownership?
Sole trader, partnership and Private limited company
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what are some advantages of a sole trader?
Simple and quick to set up, profit is kept by the owner
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what are some disadvantages of a sole trader?
its unlimited liability and is reliant on the owners health
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what are some advantages of a partnership?
easier to come up with ideas as its more people to think of them and one person isnt responsible for all the business
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what are some disadvantages of a partnership?
unlimited liability for the owners and they may have disagreements
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what are some advantages of PLC?
the debts are paid by the business and the owner pays less personal tax
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what are some disadvantages of a PLC?
The business will have to pay more tax and will cost more to set up
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what is an objective?
A clearly defined target for a business to achieve over a period of time
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what is an aim?
A stated target for the future
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what is a stakeholder?
A group of people that have an influence on a business or are affected by a business
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what factors affect where a business will be located?
Price, availibility, product, popularity and competition
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what is the primary sector?
A business involved in collecting natural resources or using the land like forestry, fishing, oil and gas
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what is the secondary sector?
businesses that turn natural resources into goods like manufacturing and construction
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what is the tertiary sector?
businesses that provide a service like hotels, education and health
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what is a social enterprize?
A business that achieves a reward for society and can be in any three sectors
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what is a smart objective?
specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timed
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What is a business plan?
A statement showing how a business sets out to achieve its aims and objectives
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