How much does it cost to become a member?
In 2017 / 18 there is no charge for becoming a member of Sussex HIA.
Will there be Membership charges in the future?
It is not envisaged that there will be a charge to become an ordinary member of Sussex HIA. This policy will always be reviewed and any proposed changes will be raised at the annual meeting. Sussex HIA is a community interest company so it has not been set up to make profits for shareholders. Like any organisation it must survive financially and so options could be considered.
For how long is Membership held?
Membership is for a two-year period or unless terminated at an earlier stage. Membership can be renewed at the end of this term.
Can Members vote on policy decisions?
Any policy decisions made by the organisation will be made by the Chief Operating Officer following consultation with the Sussex HIA Advisory Board. Before any significant decisions are made that will affect Members a period of consultation will be run.
Why become a Membership organisation?
As a community interest company Sussex HIA is there to serve the community. With Membership, it is much easier to consult, discuss and raise issues relating to the operation of the company. Members also enjoy being part of an organisation and it is expected that may people that receive support will look to return for future advice, information or services. When serving members staff will always look to provide an improved service.
Where is my personal and membership information stored?
All information provided in relation to a Member will be stored electronically is a secure location. Any member can request access to any information held at any time and for more information please go to the data protection or confidentiality sections on the website.
I want to stop becoming a member?
If you would like to stop being a member of Sussex HIA please contact us and allow 5 working days for this to happen. We will send confirmation out to you.