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Democratic Services Benchmarking Club

This benchmarking club aims to collect staffing, cost and activity data for democratic services. We then compare activity together with reporting costs as £1,000 per 1,000 population or per member as appropriate.

Why benchmark?

Benchmarking is a vital tool that helps drive improvements and deliver value for money. By measuring your back office functions and comparing performance to similar organisations, you can identify where changes are needed and improve efficiency.

The process

This benchmarking club aims to collect staffing, cost and activity data for the following defined activities:

  • committee support
  • school appeals
  • member support
  • civic mayor's office
  • overview and scrutiny.


Join and you'll benefit from:

  • clearly defined and well-presented questionnaires
  • helpline and email service
  • detailed comparative reports
  • club database, interactive report, collated text questions
  • access to review meetings.

Access this service now

Complete the 2019 membership form

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