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We are currently running a programme of online events for our members. We hope to bring back physical events including our popular lunchtime meetings when Government restrictions are lifted. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your support

What we offer

Professional Development

Our programme of speaker lunches, professional and career development talks, debates and visits to national news and political institutions gives valuable insight into current themes and issues that determine how practitioners respond to complex communications challenges.


Our regular events, include our summer party held at Rathbones, the wealth manager situated in the City of London and an annual dinner, that provide opportunities to meet fellow practitioners from the world of consultancy and in house

Development and Skills Training

Our training and breakfast briefings offer access to and insight from corporate affairs directors from corporations, legal practitioners and senior journalists to help develop their careers

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Voluntary Committee member for the CIPR Corporate and Financial Group

Overview The CIPR Corporate & Financial Group is one of the sectoral groups within the Chartered Institute of Public Relations, the world’s only Royal Chartered professional body for public relations practitioners, with nearly 10,000 members who are recognised PR professionals. We are seeking an additional volunteer Committee member to help support our media talks and

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Summer Party 2019 Pictures

Thanks to everyone who was able to join us for our Summer Party on the roof terrace of Rathbones in the City of London on Tuesday 18 June. Here are some pictures from the evening.

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Forthcoming events

The Corporate and Financial Group organises a number of events and informal lunchtime speaker meetings throughout the year. Lunchtime meetings usually take place on the second Tuesday of every month.

The vast majority of our events qualify for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points and can be logged as part a member’s CPD record on the CIPR website.

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Membership of the group is open to any member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. We also offer vocational membership to non-CIPR members.

"The Corporate and Financial Group helped me and my team, not just with our professional development but with building our profile in the City and beyond."

Simon Thompson
Former Head of Corporate Communications, ICAEW


From time to time there are opportunities to sponsor specific aspects of the Corporate and Financial Group’s work. To discuss possible sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sue Owen