Your essential benefits

As a CIPS member you would expect that the qualifications you achieve are internationally recognised leading to increased earnings, and that you will have the opportunity to network with like-minded professionals offering career improvement.

But look below the surface and you will find that being part of our global community also gives you access to a full range of added benefits designed to support your professional and personal development.

Professional resources | Networking | Support | Discounts

Professional resources

CIPS Intelligence is a comprehensive online knowledge and information resource that covers key business concepts from both procurement and supply management as well as wider management disciplines. Value – £500 per year 


– MCIPS members earn more than £2,000 more per year

Supply Management

– this free magazine includes latest news, job opportunities and useful resources to keep you up to date with current developments in the field of purchasing and supply. Value £110 per year

CIPS Recruitment

– our recruitment partners will help you look for jobs in the right places and give you access to the very latest positions and contracts.

CIPS Upd@te

Our monthly e-newsletter sign-posting members to latest resources, events and procurement vacancies. It is automatically sent to all opted in members via e-mail.

Qualifications Upd@te

Our quarterly newsletter with information about developments to our education programmes and products and services. Automatically sent to all studying members, the newsletter alternates format between email and an insert within Supply Management magazine.

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Events, conferences, awards – our regional member events are held throughout the UK and feature expert speakers on topical issues and provide invaluable insight. Value £300 per year

Networking – when you join your local branch you will become part of a wider network, meeting people with similar professional interests and concerns as you. In addition specialist network groups bring together members with experience and knowledge in a specific specialist subject. These include aerospace and defence procurement and university procurement among others.

Discussion forum – share your opinions and experiences on the latest news stories on the news issues forum

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CPD programmes and qualifications access a comprehensive, industry-recognised programme of study and qualifications.

Legal helpline  – a free legal helpline from Law Express is available for all UK members between the hours of 08.00 – 20.00 Monday to Friday and 09.00 – 12 noon on Saturdays and Sundays. Value £35 per call. All CIPS members may also access an online legal service to get regularly updated legal information, downloadable document templates and a glossary of legal terms.

Regus Business Services – enjoy access to 1000 business lounges and offices in 75 countries when you’re on the move. Value £200 MCIPS members

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Chapter Directory

Sail Together Board
If you are planning to sail somewhere and would like to invite other sailboats, post an invitation here. E-mail notifies other interested members of your intentions!

Recipe Board
MMmm… good. Good things to make & good things to eat while sailing. Add your recipes!

Hail a Member
Contact another member. Email addresses are protected!

Member Trading Board
Post your own sailing gadgets and gizmos for sale or wanted!
Rendezvous Worksheets
Get the details for cruises.

Checklist Maker
Includes several ready made sailing checklists and the ability to write your own! Stock checklists are available for predeparture, provisioning, and more.

Meeting Minutes 
Get the details on official club meetings.