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We help businesses of all sizes to access the essential skills, powerful insight and crucial networking opportunities they need to succeed.

We can provide you with benefits that will give you the competitive edge to survive in an increasingly challenging environment.

One such benefit is our world class Information and Advisory Service which is here to assist members with research, guidance and advice on a wide range of business topics, such as...

Business Information Service
top professional researchers, who can provide you with valuable information on a variety of business topics.
Directors' Advisory Service confidential, independent business advice from our specialists.
Directors' Law Express prompt advice over the telephone on a wide range of employment, company, commercial and personal legal matters in the UK and Europe.
Directors' Tax
prompt business and personal tax advice to IoD members, over the telephone.

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And there is a lot more to membership, including:

Leading Professional Development courses An extensive range of courses, conferences, seminars, development programmes and services specifically designed by directors for directors and run throughout the UK.
A diverse event and conference portfolio Our event and conference portfolio allows you to connect with fellow members, hear from some of the most inspiring people in business and develop your knowledge and skills.
Thousands of meeting and networking spaces With our premises offering stretching across the UK through our Regional locations and in association with Regus you are never far away from an IoD space to work, meet and network.
A voice championing British business to the government Our Policy Unit are in continuous discussions with ministers and persons of influence to ensure that British Business is top of the agenda at all times and that your voice is heard.
Specially negotiated products and services
Chosen specifically and exclusively for IoD members our Preferred Programme benefits help with making insurance, travel services, health plans and more as easy as possible.

Am I eligible for membership?

You will usually qualify for membership if you have responsibility for the strategic direction of your organisation; you do not always have to be a board director to apply and you need not be a registered director. From entrepreneurs of start-up companies, to CEOs of large organisations, both private and public sector, we provide business leaders with the effective tools to support them in their role.

How much is membership?

The current annual membership fee is £405 (UK & EU). There is an election fee of £220 but if you join for two years or more, you will receive a substantial discount on that fee. A full breakdown on Fees can be found here.

T&Cs: Joining for two years entitles you to 50% off the joining fee (£810 subscription fee plus £110 joining fee). Joining for three years or more this joining fee will be waived (£1,215 subscription fee). Membership fee payable may be dependent on grade. Membership fees are valid until 31/12/2016

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