Improving Your Client’s Asset Productivity

The overall financial efficiency of your client’s business results from the interaction of ‘profitability’ on the one hand and ‘investment’ on the second.  Looking at ‘return on equity’ benchmarks can be problematic, as there are many variables in small businesses which will materially affect the comparability of those results.     However, reviewing Asset Turnover benchmarks […]

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Getting the Most out of Personnel Productivity Benchmarks

As with any ‘ratio’, personnel productivity is best measured by linking an ‘input’ to an ‘output’. The key ‘input’ we’re looking at here is labour:  the number of people; the cost of those people and so on.   We’re linking it to the output of their activity.  Often this is ‘sales’ or ‘gross profit’. These […]

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