BCS - British Computer Society

The British Computer Society (BCS) is The Chartered Institute for IT. BCS champions the global IT profession and the interests of individuals engaged in that profession for the benefit of all. The BCS fosters links between experts from the industry, academia and business to promote new thinking, education and knowledge sharing. Trough continuing professional development and a series of respected IT qualifications, the institute seeks to promote professional practice support and information services to its members and volunteer communities around the world.

The institute collaborates with government, industry and relevant bodies to establish good working practices, codes of conduct, skills frameworks and common standards. It also offers a range of consultancy services to employers to help them adopt the best practices.

Members can take advantage of the many services and benefits available from the BCS, such as:


  • Mentoring
  • Best practice portal/ Corporate IT Forum (for Chartered and Fellows)
  • Discounted training opportunities


  • Local branch meetings (for UK members in the many local braches available)
  • BCS Linkedin Members Group
  • BCS Member Network


  • Quarterly members magazine (ITNOW) available in print or digital format
  • Access to Books 24/7- 250 IT and Business ebooks
  • Access to ECSCO- 5,000 business journals and magazines & 4,000 Computer and Applied Science titles

Exclusive Professional Support

  • Legal support- online/telephone
  • UK employment dispute services
  • Professional email address for life of the membership (@bccs.org)
  • Training course discounts

How Brookson can help

As a specialist accountant for contractors, freelancers and self-employed professionals, Brookson is proud to be an Accredited Accountant Affiliates of BCS. For over 20 years, 90,000 individuals across a number of sectors have already benefited from Brookson’s expert accountancy and tax planning advice.

If you are a BCS member or work as a contractor, freelancer or self-employed professional and would like more information about Brookson’s services, we would love to hear from you. Whether you are just starting out or established in your field, Brookson has a solution and service to suit.


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