We inspire and enable busy HR and L&D professionals to keep up to date, work smarter and sharpen their skills

Our purpose is to champion better work and working lives. And it all starts with our members.

Our community of 140,000 HR and L&D members generates and shares new ideas through its many networks. And our expert resources help members to stay up to date through continuing professional development.

Rebecca Watts

CIPD membership gives me access to such great resources and research. Everything I plan and propose in my job has the great CIPD research behind it to benefit the business. It's really valuable.

Rebecca Watts, Assoc CIPD

HR and L&D Project Manager

Build professionalism by offering CIPD membership to your HR and L&D teams

By aligning your HR and L&D team to CIPD membership, you show commitment to your people and their professional development. And you benefit from an unrivalled range of research, updates and insight to support your team.

Your investment demonstrates that your team:

  • Has met rigorous standards for good practice.
  • Adheres to our code of professional conduct and continues its professional development.
  • Is committed to delivering a quality service that supports your organisation’s strategy and people.

There’s a level of CIPD membership for everyone 

From administrators and part time staff to new graduates and experienced HR directors, we’ve got membership options for everyone on your team:

  • Chartered membership and Chartered Fellow membership for our most experienced and senior members
  • Associate membership for anyone who has completed a CIPD qualification, or has a few years’ experience
  • Student membership for members studying one of our qualifications
  • Affiliate membership for anyone who just wants access to resources.

Give your team access to expert benefits and resources

Members benefit from exclusive access to trusted HR and L&D resources, interactive development tools and networking opportunities to support them at work.

Our most popular benefits include: 

  • Good practice guides, toolkits and how-to guides to support members every day
  • Employment law updates
  • Online communities and networking events to help you connect with other HR professionals
  • Email updates, People Management content, podcasts and webinars to showcase the latest trends and ideas
  • Continuing professional development tools to help members benchmark against our standards and identify their learning needs.

Learn more about membership for your organisation

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