The CIEP is run by its office staff and Council. The operation of the Institute is governed by three important documents:

The main provisions relating to annual general meetings can be found in the Regulations (Part III: Meetings of the Institute) and bylaws 25–28, 32 and 34.

See also the standing orders for the AGM procedures.

CIEP annual general meeting 2021

The 2021 AGM will take place in two parts:

  1. Q&A: 11 September, 16:00–17:30 BST
  2. Formal AGM: 14 September, 10:00–11:00 BST

Collected below are all the papers you need to be able to participate in the meeting. Remember that only Professional and Advanced Professional Members are eligible to vote, but all members are very welcome to attend.

The Institute has a number of other documents that support its aims:

Annual reports and accounts
The CIEP Council reports back to the membership every year via the annual report and accounts
Why we became a chartered institution
Directorial remits
The roles and responsibilities of each director on the CIEP Council
Ensuring editorial excellence: The CIEP Code of Practice
Includes sections on the professional behaviour of both supplier and client, standards for proofreading, editing and project management, information on web editing, electronic file handling, email etiquette, confidentiality and computer security
Participating with dignity in all CIEP events and activities: The CIEP Dignity Policy
Sets out expectations of members, staff and other participants, as well as how we will deal with complaints under the policy, aiming to ensure that all members feel supported and empowered to access all of the CIEP’s offerings, both in person and online
Admissions Procedure
Sets out the role and responsibilities of the Admissions Panel, along with the process for appealing an upgrade decision. For the upgrading requirements, please see the upgrading pages
Disciplinary Procedure
Sets out the procedure to be followed when a member is suspected of breaching the Institute’s charter, bylaws or regulations