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Benchmarking and Industry Analysis

Benchmarking and Industry Analysis

Informed decisions with confidence

To stay competitive in the ever-changing business environment you need to know what’s going on in your industry. Benchmarks and industry analysis are essential tools that allow businesses to compare their operations with industry best practice.
 
Are you keeping up with your competitors?
 
By benchmarking your business using our tested methodology, you’ll be able to make informed decisions to increase your competitive advantage. 
 
Stage 1. Design survey
 
  • Align survey to your industry
  • Develop data tools and methodologies (including secure input mechanisms)
  • Recruit participants.
 
Stage 2. Collect data
 
  • Communicate with participants
  • De-identify and stratify data sets
  • Review and sanitise data
  • Graph and map data to compare and contrast data sets.
 
Stage 3. Analyse data
 
  • Analyse key financial ratio
  • Analyse the data based on industry-specific key financial ratios
  • expertise
  • Categorise and analyse cost centres
  • Identify business drivers.
 
Stage 4. Benchmark your business
 
  • Identify industry benchmarks
  • Analyse averages and top performer
  • Prepare reports incorporating industry insight and financial expertise.

To find out about benchmarking in your industry, contact a Bentleys Advisor today.

Case Study

Bentleys benchmarking the nation

Bentleys National Aged Care Survey has been benchmarking the financial dynamics of the Australian aged care sector since 1994. We collect and collate financial and operational data from hundred of providers across Australia to inform providers of key national issues and opportunities facing the sector.  www.agedcaresurvey.com.au. The Queensland Rural Debt Survey in benchmarked debt levels in the Queensland rural sector. Through analysis of comprehensive bank lending data, we developed a valuable benchmarking tool that has contributed to the development of a key Queensland industry – agriculture – and delivered quality outcomes.

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Ben Cameron is the Managing Partner of Bentleys Brisbane and head of the firm’s specialist Agribusiness Team.

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Director, Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW +61 2 4940 6100
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Director, Specialist Advisory, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Partner, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Director, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Partner, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Director, Taxation & Business Services, Perth, Perth, WA +61 8 9226 4500
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Director, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Associate Director, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
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Associate Director, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
Ryan joined Bentleys in 2007. He is a Chartered Accountant and an Associate Director in the Business Services division.

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Associate Director, Business Services, Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD +61 7 3222 9777
Peta Bourne is an Associate Director within the Business Services division of Bentleys. She joined Bentleys in 2004 as an undergraduate and has qualifications in Business and Information Technology.

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Ms, Newcastle, NSW 02 4940 6100
Kim has more than eight years' experience in business services and business improvement with Bentleys Newcastle.