Membership Benefits

Just some of the benefits available to our members:

General Benefits:
  • Membership of the world’s oldest membership body for the security industry.
  • Representation to governments on behalf of companies and individuals.
  • 24 hour Legal Help line available to members.
  • Preferential access to training courses.
  • Access to other internationally- recognised professional and vocational qualifications,
  • Regular e-mail updates.

“The FREE Legal Assistance advice included in my annual membership of IPSA, proved invaluable in that they were able to quote me chapter and verse of a Previous Case Study with HMRC which found that “Directors of a company that are victims of “Theft by an Employee” would not be liable to pay the tax on monies stolen, unless the Directors were party to any theft.”

Benefits for Individuals:
  • Personal Membership Card bearing the Association Logo.
  • The right to use the post-nominal “MIPSA” after your name.
  • Membership subscription is deductible against Income Tax in UK.
  • Access to The Security Benevolent Fund service (medical and health related guidance & support).
  • HMCA Company Private Medical Plan
  • PPSS Body Armour – IPSA members 15% discount.
  • 7.5% discount for any products ordered by IPSA members from
  • 5% discount on all products through the Spectrum ID online store –

“IPSA are very good & are normally 1st with information. I always read your bulletins & have picked up a lot of helpful information over the years.”

Benefits for Companies:
  • Company Certificate bearing the IPSA Logo.
  • Use of the IPSA Badge on vehicles and documentation.
  • Access to subject-matter experts and security industry thought-leaders for advice and guidance.
  • Company promoted on the IPSA web site giving direct exposure to a highly relevant audience.
  • Special insurance rates for IPSA company members through selected insurance companies.
  • Preferential rates for Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (“CEDR”) accredited mediation of commercial disputes.
  • Discounts on training courses.
  • Discounts on PPE from a leading international manufacturer.
  • 7.5% discount for any products ordered by IPSA members from
  • 5% discount on all products through the Spectrum ID online store –
  • ID Card production service available to companies.

“Whilst looking for a Professional body to join in the security sector, as a company we researched a number of organisations and finally settled for membership with IPSA. This has proved to be a very good move on our part… The communication with senior members and associates plus the frequent updates relating to security issues and queries is second to none.”

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