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Top 10 CIPHE membership benefits

This year seems to be passing in a flash. If you haven’t been making the most of your 2018 membership benefits, then it is time to get a move on as we are already half way through the year. Now is the time to start taking steps to save those pounds and move your career and business forward. Our latest blog takes you through ten of the top money saving and business enhancing benefits included in your membership package:

Gain substantial discounts on high quality Public Liability and Van insurance policies from UIB Direct. Just visit http://uibdirect.co.uk/ciphe-member/ and follow the on-screen process or email ciphe@uib.co.uk.

Gain discounted pricing on van leasing via SG Fleet. They have a range of funding options and rates on professional and personal vehicles that are exclusively available to CIPHE members. Visit https://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional-members/benefits/sgfleet/ to find out more. 

CIPHE members also gain heavily discounted access to the advanced tools on the TenderSpace platform. TenderSpace makes it easier for CIPHE members to collaborate and connect with everyone involved in property and construction. As a member, you can access tens of thousands of planning leads and public sector jobs to help you grow your business. It also allows you to protect your business by using its credit rating tool, ensures your business maintains a healthy cash-flow and can grow your business by finding new and unique work opportunities. See www.thetenderspace.com.

Reach more customers by joining the CIPHE’s member directory database for a small annual fee. CIPHE communications reach an average of 1,000,000 households a month and, with consumers looking for CIPHE registered engineers they can trust, having your details displayed on the CIPHE website for just £27.50 for the rest of 2018 can give a real boost to your business. Call 01708 463 116 to join. Members wanting to go even further with the promotion of their services can take advantage of a partnership between CIPHE and Which Trusted Trader that drastically cuts the cost of registering, see https://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional-members/benefits/which/ for more info.

Access professional legal advice from Emms Gilmore Liberson Solicitors. Call on 0121 314 0000 or email info@egl-law.co.uk for support. Free initial advice followed by discounted services available to all CIPHE members.

If you are looking for help or advice on pensions and auto-enrollment, then Smart Pension offers a free, fast, efficient and easy to use auto enrolment solution that has been purpose-built and specifically designed for small businesses. Find out more at https://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional-members/benefits/smart-pension/.

CIPHE members have free access to www.ciphepd.org.uk containing over 200 modules of Plumbing and Heating related e-learning and Continuing Professional Development (CPD). And, with access to the mycareerpath online too members can record all CPD activities and set career goals too! For those working towards EngTech, IEng or CEng status (via the CIPHE) the mycareerpath tool allows users to measure and track their progress against the competence statements for the category of registration they are working towards.

Did you know the CIPHE’s Approved Contractor Person (ACP) Scheme is part of the WaterSafe Installer scheme? Become an ACP via the CIPHE and reach more potential customers by having your business promoted by WaterSafe too. Download an application form today at https://www.ciphe.org.uk/globalassets/watersafe-application-form.pdf.

Be recognised for your professional status and level of achievement. CIPHE Associates, Members and Fellows can all wear designatory letters with pride. Stand out from the crowd and promote your membership with CIPHE van stickers, letterheads and promotional material for business stationery and licence to use the CIPHE badge digitally on websites and social media platforms.

Beyond that, aim for the pinnacle of industry recognition by accessing the Master Plumber, Journeyman and Apprentice Certificate schemes. Or use your CIPHE membership to gain wider engineering discipline recognition through registration with the Engineering Council. Find out more about the CIPHE’s professional awards at https://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional-members/awards/ and about the Engineering Council via https://www.ciphe.org.uk/professional-members/join-ciphe/engineering-council/.

So if you haven’t been making the most of your membership so far, what are you waiting for? And don’t forget there’s more on offer, so find out more about the other membership benefits available too.

Want to find out more about joining?  Make the most of our discounted rates for membership till December 2019! Either visit the join us section or get in touch direct at membership@ciphe.org.uk or phone 01708 472791.