Business Improvement Groups (BIG)

QMS’s network of Business Improvement Groups (BIG) has delivered results for the 350 or so beef and sheep producers involved. Twenty-two BIG groups were set up across Scotland, each involving up to 18 farm businesses run by producers who are determined to improve and grow their businesses.

The groups, which were set up in 2010, harnessed financial baseline monitoring and benchmarking figures to improve members’ co-operative performance, as well as allowing producers to investigate opportunities to collaborate and exchange information.

Click on the links to the right to view case studies from the BIG groups.