This exam comprises a pre-issued research task which is completed prior to the examination.


The examination paper contains a series of tasks relating to the scenario and using your research.


The exam on Monday 18th May 2015 and is 1 hour long


In the exam, you will be required to:

  • Identify and explain sources of finance

  • Explain and calculate costs and revenue

  • Calculate profits and break-even

  • Apply financial techniques to analyse and justify business decisions

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Investigate the possible sources of finance available to an entrepreneur planning a

business start-up that requires a large capital investment.

BBC Bitesize- Sources of Finance

Detailed adv and disadv

Choosing the right source of finance

.Gov resources







Research the major issues that an entrepreneur might take into account before deciding

whether or not to go ahead with a business start-up.


a flying start

Exam paper

Unit 3: Financial Planning & Monitoring

Pre-release research Task 2

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