The Benchmark Index Business Support Solution is a powerful and flexible end-to-end business diagnostic and benchmarking platform that enables support organisations to make a meaningful impact on businesses, while simplifying and unifying the process with which they serve them. The platform is configured to local branding requirements and tailored to local needs through the selection of sector applications and functionality options. The platform brings together all assessment data under one roof, allowing different views on business strengths and weaknesses through a variety of different lenses.
- Business segmentation applications
- Core business model diagnostics
- A suite of themed and sector focused extension diagnostics
- Impact assessment tools
- Data analytics and reporting tools
The platform is configured to local need through 4 simple steps:
Step 1: Choose which assessment modules are required
Step 2: Decide who needs access
Step 3: Apply local branding and content
Step 4: Start making an impact
Benchmark Index is used across the globe and has a loyal base in the UK, including Combined Authorities, Local Enterprise Partnerships, Local Authorities and Growth Hubs. We bring Benchmark Index user groups together to share best practice, collaborate and cocreate.
We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant and supportive community.
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"Benchmark Index continues to drive international competitiveness and is the cornerstone of enterprise development and productivity improvement"
Prof. Holger Kohl, Director Division Corporate Management, IPK Fraunhofer
"Enterprise Ireland has been using Benchmark Index tools to support economic development for over 20 years. It's helped to drive a variety of agendas, including increased productivity, lean take up, Brexit preparedness and business growth. The international best practice comparison aspect has been particularly invaluable."
Jan Gallagher, Lean-Operational Excellence Advisor, Enterprise Ireland
"I've used the Australian version of Benchmark Index with over 200 SMEs from numerous sectors as part of the national Entrepreneurs Programme. I'd strongly recommend this powerful tool. It's s fantastic at getting under the skin of business performance and practices, essential for developing effective plans for future business success"
Mal Clark, Business Adviser, AusIndustry
"Benchmark Index continues to play an important role in diagnosing and identifying the priority areas for business improvement"
Lee Baines, National Manager - Director and Programme Support, Entrpreneurs Programme
"Benchmark Index has helped us to understand the competitiveness of our businesses and asses the impact of economic conditions and business support initiatives"
Paulius Lukauskas, Enterprise Lithuania, Managing Director
"Benchmark Index is being employed in the retail sector to drive increased productivity through improved people skills"
John Browning, Head of Projects and Services, The National Skills Academy - Retail