CIPD membership. See what’s in it for you.

You’re known for your dedication to research and learning. So use your CIPD Academic membership to help inspire professional excellence into the future.

Make an impact on the profession

CIPD membership goes far beyond putting letters after your name. Your member benefits can help you make a difference to the world of work.

Engage in the big debates on workplace policy and share your experience and views at online communities and local branch events. Keep up with the latest on best practice and new research. And fuel your intellect with in-depth reports, business insight and more in your People Management magazine.

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Helplines

Helplines

Exclusive to our members, get support and advice through our four specialist telephone helplines, providing confidential legal advice from trained advisors. The specialist helplines include: Employment Law, Personal Legal, EU Employment and Whistleblower.

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Knowledge hub

Knowledge hub

Explore a wealth of leading-edge resources to support you in your work and studies, including full-text access to over 200 business and HR/L&D journals, plus research updates, policies, factsheets, podcasts and blogs.

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Career support

Career support

Our Career hub is an online gateway to a host of information, tools and advice, exclusive for CIPD members to support you throughout your career. Tailored to your career stage and membership level, its designed to make the most of your career development opportunities.

You can also access our interactive profession map to plan your CPD, build a competency framework, or learn about HR activities, knowledge and behaviours.

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Online Communities

Online Communities

Be part of our exclusive online communities providing you with a place to learn, debate and connect with like-minded professionals. And, join the conversation through our social media platforms – LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

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Local branch network

Local branch network

52 local branches throughout the UK, offering networking and learning opportunities in your local area. Get in touch with your local branch to find out what’s happening near you.

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Discounts and rewards

Discounts and rewards

Save 10% on training courses and events, 20% on books, 50% on HR-inform and up to 50% off People Management advertising.

Plus get best value Professional indemnity insurance. CIPD Professional Members also get access to a wide range of recreational perks through Perkbox.

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News and updates

News and updates

Keep up to date with topical HR news, industry developments and the latest HR and L&D jobs. Register for a web account or log into My Profile to sign up and manage your newsletter subscriptions. Access our popular CIPD Update, CIPD Voice and PM Daily delivered straight to your inbox.

As a member, you’ll also receive In a Nutshell, a monthly round-up of thought provoking articles from across HR selected by our research team.

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Events and conferences

Events and conferences

Learn from respected and inspiring influential thinkers at our renowned conferences, available at a 10% discount for CIPD members. Plus, connect and get involved through international and career webinars, HR leaders’ and learning networks.

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Volunteering

Volunteering

This is your chance to make a positive difference to others whilst developing skills that will help with your own career journey. Explore opportunities to make an impact in your local community or give back to the profession through our volunteering programmes.

There are many ways you can get involved: mentor a jobseeker, develop a school’s careers engagement strategy, help grow your local CIPD branch, and much more.

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Professional credibility

Professional credibility

Raise your profile and credibility with professional recognition. Membership immediately demonstrates to employers, clients and peers that you meet the rigorous requirements and professional standards for good practice in HR and L&D.

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People Management

People Management

Members receive regular printed copies of our award-winning magazine, People Management (app and website also available). Each issue will help you stay connected with topical news, event reviews, industry statistics, legal updates and practical advice. And enjoy Work. magazine, a strategic thought-leadership publication, exclusively produced for our Chartered Fellows.

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CPD

CPD

We’re committed to supporting you in your professional growth journey. Use My CPD map to self-assess your knowledge, skills and behaviours, and generate a personalised development report.

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Insurance

Insurance

Our members receive access to very competitive premiums on professional indemnity insurance, as well as wider protection, alongside value added optional cover, through our chosen partner.

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Flexible working

Cross-sector insights, case studies and toolkit to support an evidence-based implementation of flexible working in your organisation.

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Brexit support

Dedicated commentary and resources to help you respond with agility and plan for the future

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New Profession Map

The new Profession Map sets the international standard for you to make your greatest impact and thrive in a changing world of work

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