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New member?

Welcome to the CIEP!

We're delighted you've joined us. If you're wondering where to start, the link above will give you some ideas.

Resources for members

A list of the many benefits available to members and how to access them
CIEP strategic planning
Read about where the CIEP is heading over the next five years.
Council News
Read the Council’s monthly newsletter
Council papers
Find out about the purpose and process behind the Council's strategic and operational work
Exercise Bank
A collection of proofreading, copyediting and English grammar exercises. Members get a free copy of the PR0004 Stan and the Dragon exercise
Getting work
Advertising your editorial services using CIEP's systems
Going Solo Toolkit
Free business records tools for members, plus information with worked examples on UK tax and allowable expenses
Members get free digital versions of all of our guides
LinkedIn guidance
How to make the most of your CIEP training and membership on LinkedIn
Member handbook (individuals)
Download the member handbook by clicking on the heading (PDF). Corporate Members: please use this link
Member resources checklist
This handy list is packed with links to lots of useful stuff you can access as a CIEP member!
Members in need
Hardship funds and other resources that can assist members in need of financial support

Help with upgrading your membership

Upgrading guide
Everything you need to know about How to upgrade your CIEP membership
Upgrade application form
Here’s the form you’ll need to fill out to upgrade your membership – you can find tips on using the form in our upgrading guide
Training courses for upgrade points
Here’s a list of some popular training courses that shows how many upgrading points you’ll get for each. Courses that attract ‘core skills’ points (high-quality training in proofreading and/or copyediting) are marked with a flag. This list isn’t exhaustive: you may be able to get upgrading points for other courses. To find out more, look at our upgrading guide.

Development opportunities

Add to our Exercise Bank
Find out how to write an exercise for our Exercise Bank
Find out about the Institute's online forums, electronic magazine and email announcements
Find out more about this year's online conference
Professional development
Resources to help you progress to a higher grade in the Institute
Refresh your training
You can retake a CIEP e-learning course at a reduced price
Upgrade your membership
Find out how in our comprehensive upgrading guide

Useful information

Change your password
Change the password you use to access the members' area
Download your membership logo
Add your membership grade logo to your website, online profiles or business documentation
Governance and management
Meeting minutes and news from the council, helping to run the Institute, and other membership information
Help boost the CIEP’s funds
There are a number of ways you can help the CIEP and its members financially
Pay rates and pay problems
View rates of pay and get advice on charging for work
Update your details
View and amend your CIEP profile