New Year - New Members!

PARN Global News Article - 9 January 2013

New Year - New Members!

New Year - New Members!

Well we've kickstarted 2013 with a fresh lot of new members! We are so excited to announce four more professional bodies have now joined.

Learn about each organisation from the links below...



Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT)

CIHT is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure. With over 12,000 members, CIHT is dedicated to providing routes to qualifications, as well as support and networking opportunities to members.


Institute of Financial Planning (IFP)

IFP is the UK professional body for those committed to the development of the multi-disciplinary profession of Financial Planning and has over 2000 members around the UK. IFP is also an Accredited Body as appointed by the FSA, able to issue statements of professional standing (SPS) to its members who meet the requirements.


Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF)

ICF is the Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists in the UK. It regulates the standards of entry to forestry and arboriculture and offers professional qualifications. It has around 1,300 members who practice in the private sector, central and local government, research councils and universities and colleges.

Office of the Professional Standards Councils (OPSC)

In Australia, there is a Professional Standards Council in each state/territory which promotes consumer protection and excellence in professional standards by encouraging the self-regulation of occupational groups. The OPSC provides operational support, strategic advice and undertakes research and analysis for all the Councils. It acts on Council decisions and provides customer service.