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Reasons to join

The CIPP helps payroll and pension professionals to develop their skills and knowledge to ensure that they are up to date on the latest developments and changes, and therefore keep their organisations compliant.

Benefits of becoming a member:   Summary of membership benefits for each level

Access to the CIPP Advisory Service
Access to the CIPP Advisory Service Monday to Friday to assist you with any technical questions that may arise relating to payroll or pensions. The Advisory Service is one of the key benefits and reasons for joining the CIPP and is often used instead of the HMRC Employer Helpline. More>>

Access to the CIPP Real Time Information and Automatic Enrolment helpline
The CIPP has recently introduced two dedicated helplines to assist with real time information and automatic enrolment legislation for pensions. More>>

Access to Moorepay employment law advice line
Free access to Moorepay's experienced team of HR and employment law subject matter experts during 2016. To take advantage of this membership benefit please call 0845 184 4607 quoting your membership number and CIPP001.

Professional in Payroll, Pensions and Reward magazine
Issued ten months of the year and delivered to your preferred email or postal address (dependent on membership level) to provide the latest news and relevant articles from individuals in the industry. More>>

News On Line
News On Line delivered daily or weekly to your preferred email address. The CIPP Policy team upload news to the CIPP website on a daily basis, and News On Line provides an overview of the latest news and developments. More>>

Representation at consultations
The following are the key areas the CIPP policy and research team are involved in and for which they will continue to work on during 2016:

  • Scottish Income Tax and the impacts of a Scottish “Yes” vote for an independent Scotland
  • Real Time Information – business as usual issues and concerns
  • Expenses and Benefits – payrolling, and the OTS review
  • Student Loans – ongoing consultation
  • Modern Workforce including Shared Parental Leave and flexible working
  • Compliance Reform – an HMRC forum looking at how to improve compliance
  • Automatic Enrolment – sharing experiences and educating the SME sector
  • NEST – representing employers to assist the NEST Trustees (independent role)
  • Construction Industry – keeping an eye on any simplification measures to be realised
  • Administrative Burdens Advisory Board – always looking to find way to reduce the admin burdens for business
  • Partnerships with other professional bodies and interested groupsTo understand more about the consultation forums the policy team attend, you can review the terms of reference here.

This benchmarking exercise is designed to measure the four key strands of providing a payroll service, namely:

  • Accuracy, timeliness and completeness - evaluation of the effectiveness of end to end HR/payroll processes
  • Compliance with statutory filing/paymentdeadlines
  • Data security/confidentiality
  • Value for money
  • More>>

Networking opportunities
Networking opportunities with others in your industry through our national forums, which are free to attend for CIPP members. These meetings are held at a number of venues across the UK throughout the year to provide members of the CIPP with learning and development, as well as the chance to speak with others in the industry and learn from their experiences. More>>

Payroll Factcards
Payroll Factcards issued after the budget each year, these handy factcards provide the updated tax, NI and statutory payment figures that every payroll department needs. More>>

This member only area of the website provides our members with:

  • Access to the latest consultations, and provides an opportunity to give your response on what is proposed
  • An online version of Professional in Payroll, Pensions and Reward and the Payroll Factcard
  • Online podcasts and webcasts from the CIPP Policy team on legislation changes; such as the Budget podcast which are not available to non-members
  • More>>

Policy think tanks
The policy team is introducing a new area to the CIPP website, policy think tank.  The policy think tank will be used to communicate details of consultations and gather feedback from CIPP members on proposed changes to legislation and processes. The policy think tank will be accessible to anyone that registers with the CIPP.  In addition, the policy team will host face to face forums for CIPP members qualified to level five and above to gather information for consultation responses. More>>

Access to the CIPP meeting rooms
Access to CIPP meeting rooms is  available to CIPP members and non-members and prices start from £100 + VAT per day, contact us to discuss this further. Fellow members as part of their membership are permitted to utilise meeting facilities, if available, in Solihull and Arne Street, Covent Garden.  Booking will be required and can be made through the CIPP events team.

International payroll factcards
These fact cards provide basic payroll and tax information, as well as links to relevant websites and government departments in the country. Available to all grades of membership for £99 + VAT, discounted to £30 + VAT for Full members and free of charge for fellow members. More>>

Please note that the CIPP is continually reviewing our membership package to ensure that it meets the needs of our members and provides the best value to them, therefore products and services may change. To find the most up to date information about what we can offer our members email