Benchmarking your business is a very effective way of
understanding your current position and planning for the future.
The benchmark index is one of the most powerful performance benchmarking tools
of its kind in the world and offers superior capabilities for you to understand
the issues that face your business and has the ability to improve your business performance.
Benchmarking is the practice of being humble enough to admit that someone else
is better at something, and wise enough to try and learn how to match and even
surpass them at it. Benchmarking, at its simplest, is the business equivalent of
sporting league tables and the benchmark index is the scoring system used to
create those tables.
The benchmark index is arguably the world's most extensive benchmarking resource
for small businesses. Its aim is simple - to help you improve the
competitiveness and profitability of your business. The benefits of benchmarking
are many and varied, but there is no doubt that the vast majority of the 5,000+
companies that have been through the process to date have seen significant
improvement in their performance levels leading to increased returns on the
Since the launch of the benchmark index, a sea of benefits has consistently
surfaced from participating companies.