Information and advisory services

A key membership benefit

We offer IoD members extensive and exclusive support that saves them time, money and effort, whilst gaining them a competitive advantage. You can:

  • Business Information Service - valuable and tailored information on topics ranging from market forecasts and industry trends to trading abroad and employee salaries from our professional researchers
  • Business Library - a comprehensive collection of online databases as well as books, directories, journals and newspapers 
  • Directors' Advisory Service - unbiased and confidential advice on legal, financial, human resources or marketing aspects of running your business, as well as career advice from our business and legal expert advisors
  • Directors' Law Express - prompt answers to your questions on employment, company, commercial and personal legal issues from specialist solicitors 
  • Directors' Tax Line - prompt answers to your questions on business and personal tax, NIC and VAT from tax experts
  • Company formation and company secretarial support packages - ensure that you have the right corporate structure with a constitution that works for your business  

What members say about our service

  • I have found the IoD and its services invaluable in fulfilling my role as a company director. If it was not for the IoD I would have given up long ago!
  • The services provided by IoD Business Info is what keeps me renewing my membership! Thank you again for the excellent work you and your team do! All the best.
  • Just a quick email to provide some feedback on the service received by the IoD. I spent about 30 minutes with your Advisor on the phone discussing the contract which he clearly had read and studied carefully. I found his overall service excellent: he was friendly, knowledgeable and just a real pleasure to deal with. Please pass my thanks onto him.
  • I needed legal advice today and was very pleased with the service from Law Express. They had an expert on company law on the phone to me in about 90 minutes who knowledgeably addressed all of my concerns. This is a great service for IoD members. Thank you.
  • Thank you. Just what I was looking for. You have been fast, efficient and helpful and I am most appreciative.
  • Many thanks for your prompt response, very helpful, excellent service gives membership real added value.
  • Your advisor was well briefed… In consequence, we went straight to the key issues… She was very measured in her advice, very knowledgeable… In all, a slick and very useful engagement.
  • Many thanks, your services are superb!.

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Business Information Service 
T: +44 (0)20 7451 3100E: BIS Team

Directors' Advisory Service 
T: +44 (0)20 7451 3188
E: Advisory Team

Directors' Law Express 
T: 0870 241 3478 (from the UK)
T: +44 (0)1275 378719 (from outside the UK)

Directors' Tax Line
T: 0844 561 8131 (from the UK) - Quote 33337
T: +44 (0)1455 897 046 (from outside the UK) - Quote 33337

Company formation packages
T: +44 (0)117 918 1285
W: Company formation packages