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Membership benefits

In today's rapidly changing world of work and its ever-evolving roles and responsibilities, being part of a diverse and supportive network has never been more important.

IIRSM will benefit you whether you are an experienced professional or just starting out in your career.  

As a IIRSM member you will:

Be supported through professional advice, practical resources, career guidance and a free subscription to Insight, our leading risk publication.

Be connected through unique networking opportunities and exclusive events.

Be involved in activities and initiatives that develop your knowledge, skills, influence and contacts and much more…

Be supported

Designatory letters - Using the IIRSM designatory letters demonstrates your level of risk knowledge, experience and competence and shows that you take your professional development seriously.

Mentoring scheme - Seeking to overcome a challenge? If yes, our mentoring scheme could help. It is never too early or too late to establish a mentoring relationship, as we never stop learning.

Policy and technical advice - Get the latest advice and support through our Ask the Expert Service, our Technical Advisory Panel or via our technical, legal and HR helplines.

THe Sentinel magazine - Receive a free subscription  and online access to our bi-monthly magazine . The magazine covers a broad range of risk topics, industry news, and interviews with leading risk, safety and business professionals.

Webinars - Access our archive of on demand webinars and hear from leading risk experts to build your knowledge on important industry issues and topical risk subjects.

Knowledge Hub - Access a wealth of resources providing information, articles, publications, white papers and factsheets on various risk topics.

Competency framework - Use our competency framework as a tool to guide your own learning and development. Assess yourself against the framework and plan your membership upgrade or next career move.

Career support - Access career advice and resources through our partnership with Executive Network Group.

Exclusive discounts - Receive exclusive discounts on IIRSM/relevant third-party training & events.

Partner discounts - Receive exclusive discounts from IIRSM corporate partners such as PG Mutual here and Safe365 here.

Partner offers - free registration for PASMA's Safety Practitioner Zone and free sign up for a range of sector publications from Western Business Publishing.  Click here to read more.

Member logo – Be proud of your membership and showcase your professionalism by displaying the member logo which is downloadable from the website.

Be connected

We are here to help you make new connections. Making new contacts is invaluable to learning and inspiring others. You can do this face to face or online and discuss the issues that really matter to you. Take advantage of the following:

Regional network - Join our thriving regional network to meet, socialise and debate a host of topics locally to you.

Emerging Risk Leaders’ Network - The network is free to join for IIRSM members and will typically be for those who are in the first half of their risk management careers, and are either aspiring to attain, or are in their first real leadership role.

Build your networks - Attend our free or discounted events programme and make new contacts while building your knowledge and skills.

Online community - Join our online community of over 14,000 to engage in topical debates or pose questions you are seeking help to answer.

Risk Excellence Awards – build your profile - Being a finalist, highly commended or winner provides a truly independent mark of excellence. It recognises your hard work and showcases the real difference you make to your organisation, profession and society.

Be involved

As a member, you’re committed to upholding our Code of Ethics and championing good risk management practice. This helps to ensure a healthy and resilient workplace and workforce – protecting people, reputation and profits.

Volunteering not only helps raise your profile, it provides satisfaction through inspiring and helping others. We have different ways to get involved, and is a great way to gain experience, competence and confidence to help you move through our membership grades, develop your skills and progress in your career.