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Consultancy BenchPress

What is Consultancy BenchPress?

Consultancy BenchPress is the leading UK&I benchmarking survey specifically focused on the performance of boutique and founder-led consulting businesses. The Consultancy BenchPress Report is compiled from the results of the survey and presents real and relevant comparable KPI data alongside insights, tips and tools to support the growth of ambitious boutique consultancies.

Participation in the annual Consultancy BenchPress survey offers the opportunity to compare your key performance metrics with those of the top-performing and most profitable consultancies in the market.

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Read ThE 2024 report

The Consultancy BenchPress 2024 report is now live. The key themes of this report are financial performance, building an asset, time, money and purpose, in particular:

  • integrating the eight levers of equity value for faster growth
  • how to use your time to achieve the best results
  • what owners of consultancies earn
  • building a sustainable and scalable forever business.

The abridged is available for anyone to download. The full report is exclusive to participants of the latest survey and members of TCGN.

Prior year Consultancy BenchPress reports

Core themes: sales, marketing and pricing strategies

Core themes: finding and retaining top talent

Core themes: day rates and sourcing new business

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What it felt like to be in the room networking and discussing with peers, experts and advisers the key metrics that will help you raise your game.

Who is Consultancy BenchPress for?

Equity owners and senior leaders of consultancies based in the UK&I turning over less than £50m should complete the Consultancy BenchPress survey and read the Consultancy BenchPress report.

A new survey is launched every year – each one asks a series of financial performance questions before delving into a specific theme such as talent retention, winning new business or leading a high performing consultancy.

A full insights-led report follows each survey a few months later and is exclusively available to survey participants and members of TCGN. An abridged version of the report is available to all.

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“The data and insights that we’re revealing are taking boutique consultancy leaders on a transformational journey. They are becoming inspired and equipped to build their own high-performing consulting businesses.”

Peter Czapp, founder of BenchPress

Why should I complete the Consultancy BenchPress survey?

Participating in Consultancy BenchPress has three key benefits.

  1. Answering the questions holds a mirror up to your consultancy’s performance in the most relevant areas for growing a valuable and sustainable consulting business right now.
  2. Anonymously including your data in the Consultancy BenchPress dataset ensures that the Consultancy BenchPress Report is as representative of the boutique consultancy market as possible – giving you better, more relevant insights.
  3. Survey participants and members of TCGN are given exclusive access to the full report findings.

And we plant a tree for every survey completed.

The 2024 report is now available to download

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Find out more

Speak to Luke if you would like to know more about Consultancy BenchPress or
membership of The Consultancy Growth Network.

How does Consultancy BenchPress use my survey responses?

The data provided by you as part of the survey is anonymously analysed by The Consultancy Growth Network and The Wow Company. You can read about how we handle your data in our Privacy Policy.

Alongside insights from Growth Experts, former founders and specialist advisors in fields such as sales, marketing, finance and people management, the results of the survey are used to compile the market’s most comprehensive insight-led benchmarking report, The Consultancy BenchPress Report.

Who produces Consultancy BenchPress?

Consultancy BenchPress is a collaboration between The Consultancy Growth Network and The Wow Company.

The Consultancy Growth Network is a community for consulting business owners and their teams to access insights, introductions and actionable advice.

The Wow Company is an accountancy practice that specialises in working with consulting and creative businesses. They provide the insights to help you make better decisions.

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