Corporate Membership

Corporate Provider of Expert Services - Membership Package

  1. Corporate members will be known as Corporate Providers of Expert Services.
  2. Corporate Providers of Expert Services are required to give an undertaking that all Expert work will be under the supervision of a Full Member or Fellow of The Academy of Experts [TAE] (Practising Expert).
  3. Corporate members are expected to bring into membership of The Academy all of its appropriate individuals and are required to have a minimum of one Full Member or Fellow of TAE. The subscriptions for the Corporate membership and the ‘mandatory member’ are not subject to any discount.

Corporate Members are entitled to:

  1. Use TAE’s logo with the added words ‘Corporate Provider of Expert Services’.
  2. A free updatable entry on TAE Internet Register for the Corporate Member. The entry may include the names of all individuals with the firm who are Members of TAE. It may be possible in certain circumstances for the names of ‘consultants’ to be shown on the entry.
  3. Where an Individual member of a Corporate member has a personal entry on the Internet Register, the ‘set-up’ charge will be waived.
  4. An invitation to sponsor prestige Academy events.
  5. An invitation each year to a prestige Academy event. The number of invitations that a Corporate Member will receive depends on its corporate package – for example:
    1. For corporate members with 2 – 6 individuals – one person
    2. For corporate members with 12 ‐ 25 individuals – three people
  6. A special 10% discount for TAE services (where appropriate). Discounts will not be applicable to insurance although special terms may be available through or in association with The Academy’s scheme.
  7. In house training which can include a report on participants’ performance with a corporate discount of 10% on normal charges.
  8. The opportunity to nominate a member to ad hoc specialist working groups and to play an active part in the development of The Academy.

Corporate Packages

  1. Corporate Membership packages are for those firms who have or wish to have a number of members accredited as practising experts.
  2. Corporate Member categories for the year 1st march 2015 to 28th February 2016 are as follows
    1. Up to 6 individuals (including corporate membership subscription and mandatory member): £2,156+vat
    2. Up to 12 individuals (including corporate membership subscription and mandatory member): £3,520+vat
    3. Up to 24 individuals (including corporate membership subscription and two mandatory members): £6,523+vat
    4. Up to 50 individuals (including corporate membership subscription and three mandatory members): £10,500+vat
  3. All of the above subscriptions exclude UK VAT which is charged at the standard rate on 50% of the subscription and are valid to 28th February 2016.
  4. Vetting fees for individual accreditation are not included in the packages outlined above and are detailed below
  5. As the subscription rate for all Academy Fellows is higher than that for Full Members there will be an adjustment to the package for all Fellows within a corporate membership.

Procedures for accreditation for individuals within a Corporate Membership.

  1. Once Corporate membership has been confirmed Individuals can apply for accreditation up to the maximum number of individuals allowed by their company’s membership.
  2. All individuals joining under the scheme must go through The Academy’s vetting procedure and will be individually accredited (as either a Full Member or Associate).
  3. The Vetting fee (see below) is payable on receipt of an individual’s application. The corporate package includes a discount of £50 per individual on the normal vetting fee:
  4. VAT is applied to all Vetting Fees and will be charged at the prevailing rate