I was going through a really tumultuous time at work, when an email about the Mentoring Scheme popped into my inbox. It looked almost too good to be true but it’s proved to be the light at the end of the tunnel for me.

Jane Simms,


Membership helps you progress with a deeper level of support through our mentoring scheme. The only one of its kind designed for the sector, you have have the opportunity to sign up to the scheme twice a year. Senior grade professionals give their expertise and time to help you with your aspirations and dilemmas.

Sector guides and news

You can access a wide range sector information including Award case studies, a video library, sector guides and MRS News each month. Or if you need to recruit high quality staff – or even find your next job - remember to check out the specialist jobsite for the sector, Research Jobfinder.

Don’t forget - huge discounts!

As a member you save up to 30% on almost all MRS products and services. In fact booking just one training course a year saves you your annual membership fee alone! 

  • Mentoring scheme – Launched in 2016 this life-enhancing scheme currently has over 100 active partnerships. Both Mentors and Mentees find the experience valuable and rewarding.
  • Research Jobfinder – Published by MRS and with over 700 jobs, Jobfinder can help you recruit great new staff or even find your next dream job!
  • MRS News – Receive the e-news every month covering developments from both the sector and your professional body.
  • Award winners – Finalist and winners case studies are published for you to learn from in the online Members area.
  • Discounts – All members enjoy substantial discounts on insurance, events, awards, training and conferences. With 10-30% off nearly all MRS products, savvy members can save themselves between £400-800 a year on their development.

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