Membership... is open to people working in consumer affairs, including:
Front-line advice and enforcement staff
Statutory and non-statutory sectors
Regulatory and self-regulatory bodies
Individuals in business
‘Consumer affairs’ is defined as working to protect or promote
the interests of consumers, or delivering a compliance or
customer service role in a business that trades with consumers.
How much does it cost?
Type of Membership:
Full Member – applicants who meet the membership criteria. £25
Unwaged – applicants who meet the criteria and are retired
or have no income from employment. £10
Affiliate - applicants working in business who support the
aims and objectives of the Institute. £60
After the first year, a £5 discount is offered to full members who pay their own subscriptions promptly. Discounts are not available if an invoice is required.
Affiliate Membership - is for organisations or businesses that satisfy the Executive that their aims and objectives are in line with those of the Institute.
Affiliate members may attend meetings, including the AGM, and may speak at the discretion of the chair.
Affiliate members may not:
Vote at any meeting
Hold office within the Institute
For more information, either use the form or contact details below:
Membership subscriptions are due in January.
If you joined after the 1st of November you do not have to pay a renewal fee the following January.
All members must complete a membership renewal form each year.
Download a membership renewal form here.
Membership: Jacqui King
Phone: 01403 754718
Download application form in Word format.