United Kingdom

Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM)

The Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) is the largest professional credit management organisation in Europe. Its membership of 8,500 represents the credit profession across trade, consumer and export credit, as well as in related activities such as collections, credit reporting, credit insurance and insolvency. The Institute sets the UK’s professional standards in credit management, and seeks to increase awareness of its crucial role in improving marketing, profitability and cash flow.

Founded in 1939, the CICM is the centre of expertise in the UK for all matters relating to credit management.

The CICM offers a range of services including:

  • a specialist recruitment consultancy
  • comprehensive qualifications for people working in credit management, and tests and assesses those who wish to become members
  • specialist training, conferences and seminars
  • the industry leading Credit Management magazine and email briefings
  • a bookshop
  • a helpline on credit related matters
  • a network of 26 local branches.

It also consults with and makes recommendations to the Government, European Commission, other professional bodies and trade associations


Contact Information

Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM)

The Water Mill, Station Road

South Luffenham, Oakham

Leics LE15 8NB



Phone: 01780 722912

Website: www.cicm.com

Email: info@cicm.com

Federation of European Credit Management Associations


  • SecretariaatsBuro B.V.
    P.O. Box 279
    NL-1400 AG Bussum
  • + 31 (0)35 – 69 54 103
  • fecma@sbb.nl