Unit 1 Business Activity

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Business Plan

A document setting out a business's objectives and how it will achieve them

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Start Up

A new business

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Internal Growth

Business expansion without taking over or merging with another business (organic growth)

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External Growth

Business expansion taking over or merging with another business )

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Sole Trader

"A business owned by one person who is responsible for all decisions, capital invested and risk."

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Partnership

"Two or more people join to set up a business. Shared decision making, capital invested and risk."

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Private Limited Company

Incorporated business with shares sold to friends and family. Limited liability.

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Public Limited Company

Incorporated business with shares sold to general public. Limited liability.

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Joint Venture

Two companies share capital and expertise on a project. Share risks and profits.

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Franchise

Buying the license to use another companies logo and sell their products.

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Unincorporated Business

No separation between the company and the owners in law

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Incorporated Business

Business is a separate legal entity - separation between owners and the company

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Limited Liability

Owners responsibility for company debts restricted to what they have invested

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Unlimited Liability

Owners personal assets may be taken to pay for debts of the company.

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Public Corporation

Government owned organisation set up to provide service to the public

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Business Objectives

Aims or targets a business sets out to achieve

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Social Enterprise

private enterprise which uses profits to persue environmental or social objectives

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Internal Stakeholders

Individual or group inside the business impacted by the business activity (owners/shareholders, managers, employees)

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External Stakeholders

person or group outside the business impacted by the business activity

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Grant

capital given by a government to a business to assist with start up costs, innovation or business growth