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AdviceUK Network Membership

Thank you for considering AdviceUK membership. We look forward to welcoming you into our supportive community.

To apply for AdviceUK Network Membership, your organisation will need to meet the following membership criteria. Please check that your service meets these requirements before proceeding to apply:

AdviceUK Network Membership Eligibility Criteria (PDF)

Membership Fees

There are two elements to our fee: a Base Fee and a Graduated Element.

We have a graduated fee structure i.e. larger organisations pay more than smaller ones.

  • Membership starts from as little as £132
  • Membership fees are payable annually
  • There is no separate joining fee

The membership year runs from January to December. Applicants joining after 1st April will pay on a pro rata basis each quarter.

Please note: if you are applying for AdviceUK membership in December 2021, there will be no charge for December, you will only pay the annual fee for the 2022 calendar year. You can find membership prices for 2022 in the document below:

AdviceUK Membership Fees Explained (PDF)

Important: Before you apply via our online form, please ensure you have the following information to hand:

Membership Application Checklist

Please ensure you have the following documents and information before applying for Membership with AdviceUK:

  • Basic information about your advice service including: who you advise, what kind of advice you give and where you work
  • Number of paid staff and volunteer staff
  • Organisational regulators, quality marks, standards or accreditations held
  • Running costs for the organisation’s advice services – (Links to fees on website)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance Certificate (PII)
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • Complaints Procedure
  • Equality and Diversity Policy

All ready to proceed? Great! You will now be taken to the AdviceUK Community Portal to complete the online application form.

Please note: If you do not have an account, there is an opportunity to register an account on the login page, simply select the ‘Don’t have an account?’ link below the Login button. Account registration is quick and easy to complete and has the additional benefits of allowing you to apply for qualifications, or book training and events.

 

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If you need any support with the application process, please contact our friendly membership team

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