PPMA Membership is open to all:

  • HR/OD professionals in the public sector
  • HR/OD professionals in organisations who work on the delivery of HR/OD in public sector organisations
  • Other professionals who have “people management” as part of their role.

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The PPMA member value proposition:

We work very hard to deliver a range of benefits and we keep them under constant review to ensure we deliver value for money.  We are proud of the comprehensive offering to our members. We offer:

  • Insight: the opportunity to access and participate in member led research, thought leadership, and sharing experiences and practice with colleagues across public service.
  • Relationships: the opportunity to be part of a diverse, passionate community of professionals, develop relationships with influential colleagues across public services and meet sponsors and partners who can support your knowledge and development.
  • Career enhancement: the opportunity to participate in our unique development programmes; and through participating in our networks and our annual PPMA Excellence in People Management awards, demonstrate tangible evidence of your commitment to personal and professional development.

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Specific benefits for PPMA members:

  • Access to a national network of passionate, committed, diverse and collaborative HR & OD professionals
  • Free fortnightly webinars and on demand catch up
  • Access to our sponsors and partners online and face to face events
  • PPMA Newsletters, case studies and research papers
  • White-papers from PPMA sponsors and partners
  • Discounted prices for paid PPMA events (e.g., Annual Conference).
  • Free access (for HR Directors) to our MOU Strategic Forums (with CIPD, HPMA & UHR)
  • Free access to our annual virtual conference
  • Discounted entry prices for our Talent Programmes and Excellence in People Management Awards
  • Complimentary access to CIPD HR-inform Lite, offering in-depth articles, key updates, practical insights, and more. Exclusive 50% discount on CIPD HR-inform Pro. – More information 

Membership

Nichola Mann, Service Manager – People & OD Brentwood Borough Council and Rochford District Councilmember of our Association.

Victoria Lee, Assistant Director of HR and Organisational Development, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Current Members include: 

Antrim and Newtonabbey Borough Council

Ards and North Down Borough Council

Armagh City, Bambridge & Craigavon BC

Acivico Group

Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils

Basildon Borough Council

Braintree District Council

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Belfast City Council

Birmingham City Council

Blackburn with Darwen

Blackpool Council

Bolton Council

Breckland District Council

Brentwood Borough Council

Bristol City Council

British Transport Police

Buckinghamshire Council

Bury Council

Cambridge and Peterborough Combined Authority

Castlepoint Borough Council

Causeway Coast & Glens Borough Council

Central Bedfordshire Council

Chelmsford City Council

City of Bradford

City of London Corporation

City of York Council

Colchester Borough Council

Cumberland Council

Derbyshire County Council

Derry City & Strabane District Council

Devon County Council

Doncaster Council

Dorset Council

Durham County Council

Ealing Council

East of England Local Government Association

East Sussex Council

Epping Forest District Council

Essex County Council

Fenland District Council

Fermanagh & Omagh District Council

Financial Ombudsman Service

Gateshead Council

Gedling Borough Council

Gloucestershire County Council

Great Manchester Combined Authority (including Fire and Rescue) GMCA

Harlow Council

Halton Borough Council

Hertfordshire County Council

HM Land Registry

Kent County Council

Kingston & Sutton Councils

LABC (Local Authority Building Control)

Lancashire County Council

Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Leeds City Council

Leicester City Council

Leicestershire County Council

Lincolnshire County Council

Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council

Local Government Association (LGA)

London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

London Borough of Bromley

London Borough of Enfield

London Borough of Hackney

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham

London Borough of Haringey

London Borough of Harrow

London Borough of Hillingdon

London Borough of Hounslow

London Borough of Islington

London Borough of Lambeth

London Borough of Lewisham

London Borough of Southwark

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

London Borough of Waltham Forest

London Councils

Maldon District Council

Manchester City Council

Mid and East Antrim District Council

Mid Ulster District Council

New Forest District Council

National Audit Office

Newry, Mourne & Down DC

Norfolk County Council

North Yorkshire Council

North West Employers

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service

Northumberland County Council

Oldham Council

oneSource

Opus People Solutions

Oxfordshire County Council

Reigate & Banstead District Council

Rochford District Council

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Salford City Council

Sandwell Council

Sheffield City Council

Shropshire Council

SOLACE Enterprises

Somerset County Council

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Southend on Sea Borough Council

Southampton City Council

South Norfolk Council

St Albans City and District Council

St Helens Borough Council

Staffordshire County Council

Stevenage Borough Council

Stockport County Council

Suffolk County Council

Swindon Borough Council

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tendring District Council

The Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland

Thurrock Borough Council

Together for Children, Sunderland

Trafford Council

Transport for Greater Manchester TfGM

Trueman Change

Uttlesford District Council

Walsall Council

Warwickshire County Council

Wealden District Council

Westmorland and Furness

West of England Combined Authority

West Suffolk Council

West Sussex County Council

Westminster City Council

Wigan Council

Wokingham Borough Council

Worcestershire County Council

CODE A
Individual Member

£85 per year

Available to individual HR/OD consultants. Membership non-transferable

CODE B
District and Borough Councils (excluding Unitary Authorities)

£300 per year

Provides access to PPMA content for ‘ALL’ HR people within an organisation. Members do not have to be named, giving organisations more flexibility in who attends PPMA events, however we do recommend adding contact details to our database to receive news and event updates. Also please note individuals attending PPMA events must register their details with the PPMA for the benefits of attendance records and contact arrangements. Membership non-transferable.

CODE C
Corporate Member (including County Councils, Metropolitan Boroughs, Unitary Authorities, City Councils, London Boroughs)

£600 per year

Provides access to PPMA content for ‘ALL’ HR people within an organisation. Members do not have to be named, giving organisations more flexibility in who attends PPMA events, however we do recommend adding contact details to our database to receive news and event updates. Also please note individuals attending PPMA events must register their details with the PPMA for the benefits of attendance records and contact arrangements. Membership non-transferable.

CODE D
Regional Membership

Negotiable

Negotiated separately for several organisations within an area – please contact [email protected] for further details.

Membership Form

Please complete the form below and a member of our membership team will be in-touch to progress your membership.