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Competitor intelligence

Staying in touch with developments in the marketplace is crucial to retaining your competitive advantage. Find out how the ICAEW Library & Information Service can help you to gather information on your competitive environment…

Market research

Take a look at the collection of market research reports available through the Business Source Corporate database covering the UK and international markets.

Company profiles

Access profiles for 10,000 of the largest companies and organisations worldwide directly from your desktop through the Business Source Corporate database.

The profiles provide a list of key facts about each company, a business description, history, biographies of key employees, details of major products and services, an overview of top competitors and information on the location of the headquarters/subsidiaries.

SWOT analyses

Over 15,000 analyses are available for the world’s largest companies through the Business Source Corporate database, highlighting their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Benchmarking reports

The enquiry team can produce benchmarking reports, comparing the financial data of a specified company to its competitors, as well as reports on the key players in a particular industry sector.

Press searches

The enquiry team at the ICAEW Library & Information Service can conduct press searches using the Westlaw database to locate information on competitors.

Industry guides

Access a collection of over 70 industry guides compiled by professional researchers at the ICAEW Library & Information Service to locate useful sources of data and trade intelligence in a particular sector.

Can't find what you are looking for?

If you're having trouble finding the information you need, ask the Library & Information Service. Contact us by telephone on +44 (0)20 7920 8620, by web chat or by email at library@icaew.com.