The recognised standard
in credit management
Established in 1939, the Institute of Credit Management is Europe's largest association for the credit management profession

12 great reasons to join now

Being an ICM Member means being part of a community dedicated to giving power to your personal development, giving recognition for your commitment and providing expert services and information whether you are a new recruit or the most seasoned Fellow.

> You’re passionate about this exciting, unique profession – and so are we

The Institute of Credit Management is the recognised professional body for the credit community in the UK, the largest in Europe, and second largest in the world.

> Getting qualified – the recognised standard in the industry

Qualifications that really count – increasingly, ICM qualifications are a mandatory requirement for employers.  The ICM is proud to be OFQUAL accredited.

> Career progression

Wherever you set your sights, being a member of the ICM will show your employer that you are serious about your career, your performance and your personal development.

> Keeping up-to-date

Regular briefing events, Conferences, Masterclasses and Regional Roadshows are held around the country featuring key speakers from the credit community.

> Profile and influence

An organisation that genuinely sits at the table with government, collaborates with it and influences its thinking and direction.

> The magazine

Credit Management Journal – the Institute’s highly acclaimed magazine packed with features, news and information is distributed free to all members.  Our member survey confirmed CMJ as the most popular magazine for the credit community.

> Networking

The ICM has the most extensive regional branch network in the credit industry.  Local branches support members, hold networking events, briefings and arrange social gatherings.

> The ICM British Credit Awards

The most prestigious credit and collections event in the calendar, the ICM British Credit Awards reward outstanding achievements and celebrate professionalism in the credit industry.

> Reference

Access to essential, informative and useful reference material, industry white papers and the popular online ICMos fact-sheets.

> The Quality Marque

QICM accreditation is awarded to organisations that deliver industry best practice and world-class credit management.

> Social media interaction

Interact and share your views and challenges with ICM communities dynamically on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and the ICM discussion forum.

> Not-for-profit

The Institute of Credit Management is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely for the benefit of members and the credit community.