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There are two types of membership: full and affiliate. Click here to find out the benefits of membership or select the appropriate plan at the bottom of this page. To renew, please login first, and then select 'renew' at the bottom of the page.

Full membership

For non-statutory, not for profit organisations - for example, advice centres, law centres and Citizens Advice services. Full members have the right to vote on ACFA business or policy, such as at ACFA meetings and at our AGM.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Main work involves provision of free advice and information concerning people’s legal rights and obligations
  • Full membership of a national advice network (eg Advice UK) or such other network (or have applied for membership of one)
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • FCA or OISC registration if appropriate to area of advice given
  • Equal Opportunities Policy reflecting current legislation 

Affiliate Membership

For statutory services, private companies / practice, educational establishments or other voluntary and community sector organisations and groups. For example, local authority services, private practice, university student advice, and voluntary sector information and support services. Affiliate members do not have the right to vote on ACFA business or policy, such as at ACFA meetings and at our AGM.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Provide free advice, information and/or legal services as part of what you do
  • An appropriate legal structure, set out in a constitution or memorandum and articles of association, outlining the aims and rules governing the organisation;
  • An Equal Opportunities policy, which reflects current Equalities legislation.

Costs for either membership plan

£100 per year, with 50% discount for organisational income under £250K (discount code provided during subscription process)

Renew your membership

To renew, first login using the button at top right of the screen

Once logged in, click on 'renew' button in relevant membership plan, and follow the instructions. 

 

FULL

£100/year

50% discount for organisational income under £250K

For non-statutory, not for profit organisations whose main work involves the provision of free advice and information concerning people’s legal rights and obligations.

AFFILIATE

£100/year

50% discount for organisational income under £250K

For statutory services, private companies / practice, educational establishments or other voluntary and community sector organisations and groups that provide free information or advice as part of what they do.

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