Enhance your leadership skills - and achieve your career goals - when you join our community of more than 25,000 business leaders.

Category: Company benefits

Where directors are made

Created and run by directors, for directors. If you’re looking to connect with other business leaders, develop yourself as a director, influence UK government and those around you, we can’t wait to meet you.

With more than 25,000 members, we’re in this together – we believe better directors make for better businesses and a better economy.

Key features

As a Breathe customer we have an exclusive, no joining fee offer for you - saving you £225 when you join.

Take a look at a host of your member benefits below:

  • Exclusive access to networking events nationwide.
  • Enjoy free access to IoD hubs across the country.
  • Ready to feel inspired? Receive exclusive, specialist advice and information on key areas of business.
  • Enhance your skills and achieve your full potential with various professional development courses.
  • Access free legal and tax helplines, including our very own business library.

Additional, key features include:

  • IoD Coronavirus hub and community resources.
  • IoD Digital academy - our competency framework and bitesize CPD.
  • IoD Policy voice – sign-up and have your say
  • IoD information and advice – for help with tax, legals, research and factsheets.


"Membership has given me access to a network of other Directors in my local area and elsewhere, as well as some great training opportunities”.

— Carole O’Neil, Partner, HR & Training

"My favourite thing is the sense of belonging to a strong community of business leaders; a community of strong leaders empowered to influence the business landscape in the UK and beyond”.

— Dr Yahya Shakweh CDir, Vice President, Advanced Electronics Company

Becoming a member of the IoD is a great boost to your career. The IoD gives you a platform to interact with like-minded individuals and share ideas”.

>— Ayesha Sultan CDir, Board Member

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