Terms and conditions


The Internet site www.iconsulting.org.uk, alternate urls and the sub domains of it ("the Internet Site") are operated by the Institute of Consulting as an organisation within the Chartered Management Institute (the “Company”) at registered offices of 2 Savoy Court, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

Use of and access to the Internet Site is subject to the terms and conditions as set out below and which clearly indicate the rights and responsibilities of all parties using the site.

Terms and Conditions for users of jobs.iconsulting.org.uk

Access to particular areas of the Internet Site may be subject to additional terms to which you must consent in order to use those areas.


If you knowingly send or infect the Internet Site with any material which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, a virus, Trojan horse, worm, logic bomb, harmful component, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data) then the Company retains the right at its sole discretion to pursue you for all legal fees (including its own and those of any third party), damages and other expenses that may be incurred by it as a result of your actions.

The Company accepts no liability in respect of the content of any third party material appearing on the Internet Site or in respect of the content of any other Internet Site to which the Internet Site may be linked from time to time. The Company makes no warranty in respect of the contents of this Internet Site and accepts no liability for any loss or damage whatsoever and however arising whether directly or indirectly as a result of access to and use of this Internet Site including without limitation acting or failing to act in reliance on any information contained herein.

The Company, any other party (whether or not involved in creating, producing, maintaining or delivering the Internet Site), and any of the Company's group companies and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders or agents of any of them, exclude all liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage that may result to you or a third party (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, or any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption, and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the Internet Site in any way or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the Internet Site, any websites linked to the Internet Site or the material on such websites, including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the Internet Site or your downloading of any material from the Internet Site or any websites linked to the Internet Site.

Nothing in this legal notice shall exclude or limit the Company's liability for:

  • (a) death or personal injury caused by negligence (as such term is defined by the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977; or
  • (b) fraud; or
  • (c) misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter; or
  • (d) any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

You understand that you are personally responsible for your behaviour while on the Internet Site, and agree to indemnify and hold the Company, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees and agents harmless from and against any loss, damage, liability, cost or expense of any kind (including legal fees and costs) that they may incur in connection with a third party claim or otherwise, in relation to your use of the Internet Site, access to the Internet Site, your violation of either these Terms or the rights of any third party, disclosure of membership passwords and any other matter in connection with your participation in the services on the Internet Site.

The Company does not warrant that functions contained in the Internet Site content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Company or the server(s) that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. While the Company endeavours to ensure that the Internet Site is normally available 24 hours a day, the Company shall not be liable if for any reason the Internet Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. Access to the Internet Site may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond the Company's control.

Save where specifically indicated otherwise, the Internet Site and its contents are targeted only at UK residents and goods and services offered are available only to UK residents. Any legal proceedings arising as a result of content of or use of the Internet Site shall be subject to the laws of England and Wales and the parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction.

Data included in the search engine is not published by the company in its full form and is always displayed with the intention of the user visiting the target website. Reproduction in any form, printing or downloading of part or all of the contents is forbidden save in accordance with the licence granted below.

Licence to copy for personal use:

You may print and download copies of any item on the Internet Site in hard copy for your own use, provided that you do not edit alter amend or delete any part of it or combine it with other material or modify it in any way. You may recopy the material to individual third parties for their personal information only if you acknowledge the Internet Site as the source of the information by including such acknowledgement and the address of the Company, it’s trade mark notices and the Internet Site in the copy of the material AND you inform the third party that the material may not be copied or reproduced in any way. You may not supply the material to any third party for commercial gain.

No part of the Internet Site or the contents thereof may be reproduced on or transmitted to or stored in any other web site or other form of electronic retrieval system without the Company authorisation.

Unless otherwise stated, the copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on the Internet Site (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by the Company or its licensors. For the purposes of this legal notice, any use of extracts from the Internet Site other than in accordance with this licence for any purpose is prohibited. If you breach any of the terms in this legal notice, your permission to use the Internet Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the Internet Site.

Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

The Company may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Internet Site from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on particular pages at the Internet Site.

Submitting content - Ownership

f you submit content to the Company (including without limitation any text, image, photograph, graphics, video or audio) , you grant the Company a licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, create derivative works from, distribute and display in public that content in any form and media on or in connection with the Site, at no cost to us and for as long as we require and you warrant that you own or have rights to the intellectual property in such content and have the right to grant this licence. You waive any moral rights in your contribution. You will indemnify us and keep us indemnified from and against all costs, claims, damages and expenses made against or incurred by us as a result of a third party alleging that the use of such content by us infringes the intellectual property rights of a third party.


When submitting content, you agree not to do any of the following:

  • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate or infringe the rights of any person or entity (including, but not limited to, rights of intellectual property, confidentiality, or rights of privacy);
  • upload or transmit any material which is unlawful, indecent, defamatory, hateful or racially, ethnically or otherwise offensive or objectionable, politically sensitive or of an obscene or menacing character, or that may cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • upload or transmit files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
  • upload or transmit any materials that infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights of any third party;
  • upload or transmit material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationship (such as confidential information);
  • upload or transmit any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms, corrupted files or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer;
  • use the system of uploading or transmitting content (or any part thereof) in a way that may cause the system (or the servers or networks connected to the system) to be interrupted, damaged, rendered less efficient or such that the effectiveness or functionality of the system is in any way impaired;
  • where you are not the author of any material you are uploading or transmitting, delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or within the material;

The Company shall fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing the Company to disclose the identity or locate anyone posting any material in breach of these terms.

Third party data

If you provide the Company with information about another person, you confirm that they have appointed you to act for them, to consent to the processing of their personal data including sensitive personal data and that you have informed them of the Company’s identity and the purposes (as set out above) for which their personal data will be processed.

Data protection notice and cookie policy

The Company is committed to protecting your privacy. The Company knows that you care how information about you is used and appreciates your trust in it to do that carefully and sensibly. At times you will be asked to submit personal information about yourself (name, email address, postcode etc.). By entering your details in the fields as requested you enable the Company to provide you with the services you select. Whenever you provide such personal information, the Company will treat that information in accordance with this notice and policy. All service related email correspondence includes instructions on how to ‘unsubscribe’ from the service to which you have subscribed. Our services are designed to give you the information that you want to receive not to bombard you with information you do not want. The Company will act in accordance with current legislation.

Use of Data

The Company will use your personal details and information it obtains from other sources to provide you with its goods and services, for administration and customer services, for marketing, and to ensure that the content, services and advertising that it offers are tailored to your needs and interests. The Company may keep your information for a reasonable period for these purposes. The Company may need to share your information with its service providers and partners. The Company may disclose personal data in order to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of information that an Internet Site might store on your computer or access device. They allow Internet Sites to remember who you are. Typically your browser will store each cookie as a small text file. A cookie will always contain the domain name of the originating Internet Site. For security, only the originating Internet Site has permission to read the cookie.

How Cookies are Used

When you log in to the Internet Site the Company will set a cookie containing a randomly generated unique reference number. This anonymous number allows the Company to identify you. The Company will never store your personal information directly as a cookie. If, as you log in, you tick the checkbox labelled "Remember me", a persistent cookie will be set. Persistent cookies are not deleted when you close your browser, and will allow the Internet Site to recognise you on your next visit.

Why does the Company use Cookies?

Advanced features of the site use Cookies to provide information you requested and to reduce you having to key in repeated fields. Cookies allow the Company to see how the Internet Site is being used. This information forms the basis of future development work, and so enables the Company to continually improve its Internet Site to best suit its users. They also allow the Internet Site to remember you when you log-in saving you needing to login.

Disabling Cookies

Cookies can be easily deleted or disabled at any time through your browser’s preference menus so please refer to the instructions for your file management software to locate the file or directory that stores cookies. Further information on controlling cookies is available at http://www.aboutcookies.org. Please be aware that if you do choose to disable cookies this site may not operate as expected and you may not be able to access various features.

IP Address

When you visit our site, we may also log your IP address, a unique identifier for your connection at a point in time. The Company also includes web beacons (also known as clear GIFs or web bugs) in its emails to track the success of its marketing campaigns. This means that if you open an email from the Company it can see which pages of the Internet Site you visit.

Changes in Your Data

If your personal details change, if you change your mind about any of your marketing preferences or if you have any queries about how the Company uses your information, please let the Company know online where appropriate, or by contacting the Chartered Management Institute, 2 Savoy Court, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ or email jobsite@iconsulting.org.uk This data protection notice may change and therefore you should review it regularly. The Company will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so.


When you register, you will choose a password so that you can access your account with the Company. You agree that you will keep this information confidential. You are completely responsible for activities that happen under your account and password. If you think there has been unauthorised use of your account or password, you agree to immediately notify the Company and co-operate with the Company to resolve it. The Company will never ask verbally or via email for your password. Passwords are stored in a format that protects you.

Unauthorised Access to your Password

You will not do anything that would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any secure area of the Internet Site. You undertake that you will not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Internet Site, or other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

Access Termination

The Company can terminate your access to the Internet Site at any time. The Company may also remove any content that you post without cause, without giving reasons and without notice to you. This includes all email accounts, postings, profiles or other personalised information you have created while on the Internet Site.


We encourage users to inform the Company of unsuitable content, you can email us at jobsite@iconsulting.org.uk.

Disability access statement

The Internet Site has been built in compliance with W3C WAI standard Single A, to ensure accessibility to all users, irrespective of their physical ability. The site is tested to support IE6, IE7, Firefox 3.0, Chrome. The Company is dedicated to supporting all users. If you experience any difficulties using the Internet Site please contact the Company at jobsite@iconsulting.org.uk

Content linked to by the website

The sites displayed as search results or linked to by the Company are developed by people over whom the Company exercises no control. The search results that appear from the Company indices are indexed by the Company's automated machinery and computers, and The Company cannot and does not screen all the links before including them in the indices from which such automated search results are gathered. A search using the Company services may produce search results and links to sites that some people find objectionable, inappropriate, or offensive. We cannot guarantee that search will not locate unintended or objectionable content and assume no responsibility for the content of any site included in any search results or otherwise linked to by the Company.

No automated querying

You may not send automated queries of any sort to the Company system without express permission in advance from the Company. Note that "sending automated queries" includes, among other things:

  • meta-searching
  • performing "offline" searches
  • any related commercial benefit
  • Full access is provided to Google, Yahoo, Bing, Live.com, ASK and other mainstream general search engines. Access is denied to search engines in the recruitment vertical and commercial compensation will be sought if the authorisation is abused.
  • Please contact jobsite@iconsulting.org.uk for permission.

Terms and conditions to recruiters using jobs.iconsulting.org.uk

Terms and conditions of acceptance of advertisements

The Internet Site is produced and published by the Company. Orders for insertion of advertisements in the Publication and/or the Internet Site are accepted subject to the following conditions. For the avoidance of doubt, in this section the words "published" or "Publication" shall mean published on any Internet Site(s) owned and produced by the Company or Electronic Newsletters / Communications via Email.

The placing of an order constitutes a warranty from the advertiser and/or advertising agency to the Company:

  • that the advertisement is legal, decent, honest and truthful, complying with the British Codes of Advertising and Sales Promotion, with any relevant codes of practice and with the requirements of current legislation;
  • and that the advertisement is not defamatory and does not infringe the copyright moral rights or any other rights of any third party. Indemnity.

The advertiser and/or advertising agency agrees to indemnify the Company in respect of all costs, claims, damages, or other charges arising directly or indirectly as a result of the publication of the advertisement(s).

While every endeavour will be made to meet the wishes of advertisers, the Company does not guarantee the publication of any particular advertisement or its publication on any particular date.

It is the responsibility of the advertiser/advertising agency to check the first appearance of any series of advertisements and notify the Company immediately of any errors. The Company assumes no responsibility for the correction of errors unless notified by the advertiser. In the event of any error, misprint or omission in the Publication or the Internet Site of an advertisement or part of an advertisement (however caused) the Company will either re-publish the advertisement or relevant part of the advertisement as the case may be or make a reasonable refund of or adjustment to the cost. No re-publication, refund or adjustment will be made where the error, misprint or omission does not materially detract from the advertisement.

In no circumstances shall the total liability of the Company for any error, misprint or omission exceed:

  • the amount of a full refund of any price paid to the Company for the advertisement in connection with which liability arose; or
  • the cost of a further or corrective advertisement of a type and standard reasonably comparable to that in connection with which liability arose.
  • Save as set out above, the Company accepts no liability in respect of any loss or damage occasioned directly or indirectly as a result of publication of any advertisement or any loss or damage occasioned directly or indirectly by any total or partial failure (however caused) of publication of any advertisement on the Internet Site in which any advertisement is scheduled to appear.

    Without prejudice to the foregoing, the Company accepts no liability in respect of any loss or damage alleged to have arisen through delay in forwarding or omitting to forward replies to box numbers to the advertiser (however caused). The advertiser hereby authorises the Company to return to its originator or destroy any communication which, in the reasonable opinion of the Company, should not be delivered to the advertiser.

    Refusals and amendments

    The Company reserves the right to:
    Refuse any advertisement or if already accepted to cancel the order at any time. But in that event the advertiser/advertising agency shall not be liable for payment of the difference (if any) between the rates for the series specified in the order and the usual price for the series of insertions which has appeared when the order is cancelled; and require any alteration it considers necessary or desirable in any advertisement.


    You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information the Company holds about you (for which the Company may charge a small fee) and to have any inaccuracies in your information corrected. If you wish to exercise your rights to this information please forward your request, in writing, to Chartered Management Institute, 2 Savoy Court, Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ

    For quality control and training purposes, the Company may monitor or record your communications with it.