Your trusted resource in the fast-changing world of work

Open to all, Affiliate membership is a non-professional level of membership. It’s ideal if you need immediate access to CIPD resources to help you in your role, and can support your personal and professional development.

Affiliate membership is a great choice if you are:
  • In a non-HR or L&D role with people management or development responsibilities.
  • Seeking the latest HR and L&D resources to ensure you and your organisation stay up to date with the fast-changing world of HR and employment law.
  • Wanting to socialise, discuss and learn from an interested and supportive community of professionals.

What's in it for you?

Becoming a member means immediate access to a range of benefits. Look at some of our most popular benefits below, or go to our member benefits page to see the full range.

Join as an Affiliate member today

Keeping you up to date in the fast changing world of work:

  • Research, surveys and policy reports
  • 100s of online business, HR and L&D journals supplied by EBSCO
  • Time-saving email updates, including In a Nutshell and weekly HR news bulletin
  • Practical podcasts, topic summaries, factsheets and guides, and more.

Career support

  • CIPD Profession Map - assess your capability and access recommendations on what you need to know and do at every stage of your career.
  • My CPD Map - an online assessment tool to identify your strengths and areas for development
  • CIPD career hub - an online gateway to information, tools and advice to help build key employability skills and enable you to make the most of career opportunities

Connect, learn and be inspired

  • Online Community forum - Socialise, discuss and learn from an interested and supportive community of professionals.
  • Find inspiration at CIPD conferences and events.

Save money

  • Save 20% on CIPD textbooks in our online store
  • Receive preferential rates on CIPD products and services, conferences, training and events.

Membership fees for up to 12 months membership

Joining fee: £40

Membership fee*: £260

Total: £300

We'll send you renewal information well before the due date to remind you how much is due. Annual payment will be collected until you advise us otherwise.

* Dependent on when you join in the year, we offer different membership fee options.

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