Member Discounts

STEP has negotiated special rates and discounts on certain third-party products and services that may be of interest to members.

Discounted Books

STEP has a whole host of STEP books, STEP-endorsed books and partner organisation books available to members at a discounted rate. See all STEP books here

Discounted Rate at London Hotels

STEP is pleased to offer members discounted rates at the following London hotels:

Dolphin House

Dolphin House, Dolphin Square, London, SW1V 3LX.

Members are offered the STEP rate of £165 for a one-bedroom apartment including breakfast.

Contact reservations on: Tel : +44 (0)207 798 6890, Email: [email protected],

Professional Indemnity Insurance

An offer for members in the Caribbean Region from Guardian General Insurance Limited (GGIL) as the primary insurance company, together with reinsurance broker AON and Liberty Mutual Insurance Limited as the preferred reinsurer, to provide insurance solutions to STEP members in the region at a reasonable cost. Find out more

Family Firms Institute (FFI): Reduced annual subscription rate, April 2023 - March 2024

STEP, as an Association Member to the global Family Firms Institute (FFI), is able to pass on to STEP Business Families SIG members an opportunity for subscription to FFI. Normally costing US$975 per annum for those in commerce and US$550 per annum for those in education or research, FFI membership through STEP will cost STEP members US$200 / GB£150 / EUR€170 OR CHF190.

All available FFI memberships for April 2023 - March 2024 have now been taken.

Key benefits of FFI membership include:

Family Business Review - an academic journal dealing with family businesses and family business advice and ranked in the top 20 business journals by Reuters A range of electronic newsletters dealing with family business issues, with one focused towards family business advisors 15% discount on the FFI Global conference

If you would like to take advantage of this offer, please email [email protected] confirming that you wish to take out an FFI membership. You will then be invoiced for the subscription amount; subscription will commence upon payment where your details will be passed to FFI for activation. This member offer is for FFI membership subscription until 31 March 2024.

View the full member benefits here

Please note: There are a limited number of FFI memberships available at this rate; orders will be taken on a first come, first served basis.  Payment will be due within 14 days of your order being submitted. If payment is not made within the time frame, then your invoice will be cancelled and the discount released to others. STEP will run a waitlist once we’ve reached capacity on our order requests; incomplete orders within the 14 day payment time frame will be released to those on the waitlist, in the order that requests were received.

STEP Members Receive 15% Discount on Course Fee for ICA Advanced Certificate in Legal Compliance

Members should use the application form (PDF 160KB), and include their STEP membership number to receive the discounted rate.

This certification is awarded by the ICA in association with the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, and is offered in collaboration with the Legal Compliance Association (LCA) and STEP.

This qualification has been designed by legal compliance practitioners. The course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal regulatory environment, the role of compliance professionals, their functions and position within the regulatory regime and their relationship with the business and other members of the firm.

Key features

A course designed and developed by legal compliance practitioners Comprehensive course materials that are accessed through an online learning platform Use of scenarios and case studies to demonstrate how the content applies in real-life situations Supported by the use of practice self-assessment questions and solutions

You will be required to complete a written assignment of 2,000-2,500 words and a 1 hour, 45 minute open-book examination.

Download the full brochure (PDF 157KB)

How and where you can study

This course can be studied purely online or you can also attend at two highly interactive workshops in London.

All course material is now delivered online making it more accessible and environmentally sound.