first_imgA tranche of part-qualified IPD members will see their subscriptions rise by25 per cent from July after failing to become fully qualified within theinstitute’s proscribed time limit.Under rules introduced at the IPD’s formation in 1994, affiliates, associatesand licentiates taking IPD qualifications only have to pay 75 per cent of thesubscription rate until they finish training. But the subsidy is provided foronly five years, and the first discount period expires this summer.A copy of the letter sent by the IPD to those affected, obtained byPersonnel Today, says the subsidy will end in 1 July 2000 with the expiry ofthe first five-year period. “This period is considered to offer membersworking towards meeting our standards a reasonable time within which to becomequalified.”The loss of the subsidy has caused disquiet among part-qualified members.Some said they were unaware they were on any kind of subsidy. And one trainingprofessional pointed out the loss of subsidy had come as the IPD embarked on acostly rebranding exercise as part of achieving chartered statuswww.ipd.co.uk Previous Article Next Article Related posts:No related photos. Comments are closed. Part-qualified members pay subs penaltyOn 7 Mar 2000 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more