Search for a suitable location and start preparing a business plan and financial forecasts.
Find out how much finance you can borrow via a finance broker.
Find location, negotiate terms, choose and obtain quotes for equipment and building work.
Instruct solicitors and confirm finance with finance broker.
Sign lease/buy freehold and commence building work and inform CQC of opening date.
Start digital marketing work, including website build and social media.
Hire team and CQC interview.