Eligible Employers

Please see the list below of eligible employers:

Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB)
Accounts Commission for Scotland
Advisory Conciliation & Arbitration Service (ACAS) 
Agricultural Development Advisory Service (ADAS)
Ambulance Services – (all)
Anglian Water
Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)
Arts Council of England   
Arts Council of Wales
Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) 
Attorney General's Office
Audit Commission 
Audit Scotland 
BAE Systems
BBC Pensioners' Association 
BT (previously known as British Telecom)    
Babcock Marine (previously DML)
Babcock Naval Services
Babraham Institute, The
Benenden Healthcare Society
Benenden Hospital
Big Lottery Fund  
Biotechnology & Biological Research Council (BBSRC)      
Border Force (UKBF)
Boundary Commission for England (BCE)
Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland (BCNI)
Boundary Commission for Scotland (BCS)
Boundary Commission for Wales (BCW)
British Antarctic Survey (BAS)
British Board of Agrement    
British Business Bank
British Council  
British Geological Survey
British Library
British Museum    
British Pharmacopoeia Commission 
British Standards Institute (BSI) 
British Transport Police
Broadcasting Standards Commission
Broadcasting Standards Council
Building Research Establishment (BRE) 
Cadw (Welsh Government’s historic environment service)
Cabinet Office    
Care Quality Commission
Cardiff Bay Harbour Authority
CDC Group plc (UK’s Development Finance Institution)
Central Police Training & Development Authority (Centrex)
Centre for Agriculture Bioscience International (CABI) 
Centre for Environment Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) 
Charity Commission 
Charity for Civil Servants, The (formerly CS Benevolent Fund)
Children & Family Court Advisory & Support Service (CAFCASS)
Church Commissioners    
Church of England Pensions Board     
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) 
Civil Nuclear Constabulary
Civil Service Commission
Civil Service Club
Civil Service Insurance Society (CSIS)
Coal Authority    
College of Preceptors
College of Teachers
Commission for Rural Communities (CRC) 
Committee on Standards in Public Life
Commonwealth Secretariat 
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Communities Scotland
Companies House
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)
Copyright Tribunal
Connexions Services
Consumer Council for Water
Corporation of Trinity House
Court Escort & Custody Services – Premier Prison Services
Crafts Council
Creative Scotland
Criminal Cases Review Commission (CCRC)
Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA)  
Crofters Commission 
Crown Agents    
Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
Crown Estate    
Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS)
Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) 
CSSC Sports & Leisure
Daresbury Laboratory (STFC)
Dartmoor National Park Authority
Defence Business Services (DBS)
Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV)
Defence Analytical Services Agency (DASA)  
Defence Electronics & Components Agency (DECA)
Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)
Defence Intelligence (DI)
Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL)
Defence Support Group (DSG)
Department for Business Innovation & Skills (BIS)
Department for Communities & Local Government (DCLG)
Department for Culture Media & Sports (DCMS)
Department for Education (DfE)
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
Department for International Development (DFID)
Department for Transport (DfT) 
Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)
Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)
Department of Health (DH)   
Design Council 
Disabled People’s Employment Corporation (DPEC)
Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)
Disposal Sales Authority (DSA


Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) 
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) 
Duke of York's Royal Military School 
Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) 
Education Business Partnership
Education Funding Agency
Education Scotland
Electoral Commission
Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT)
Employment Tribunals Service
Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) 
English Heritage    
English Nature 
Environment Agency 
Equality & Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Essex Police Sports Association
European School Teachers (EST)
Exmoor National Park Authority
Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) 
Family Justice Council (FJC)
FDA (First Division Association)
Fera Science Limited
FE Colleges – (all)
Fire Services – (all)
Fire Service College (FSC)
Food Standards Agency
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) 
Forestry Commission 
Forest Research  
Gambling Commission
Gangmasters Licensing Authority    
Geffrye Museum
General Medical Council (GMC) 
General Teaching Council for Scotland
Genome Analysis Centre, The (TGAC) 
Government Actuary's Department (GAD) 
Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) 
Government Decontamination Service (GDS)
Government Equalities Office (GEO)
Government Internal Audit Agency (GIAA)
Government Legal Department (GLD)
Greater London Authority
Greater London Magistrates Courts
Health Education Authority
Health and Social Care Information Centre 
Health Service Commissioners Office
HM Armed Forces
HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS)
HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE)
HM Inspectorate for Education & Training in Wales (ESTYN)
HM Passport Office
HM Prison Service    
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
HM Treasury (HMT) 
Hannah Research Institute    
Health & Safety Executive (HSE) 
Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited (formerly BAA) 
High Security Psychiatric Services Commissioning Board
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE)
Higher Education Funding Council for Wales   
Highlands & Islands Airports Ltd    
Highlands & Islands Enterprise
Highways England
Historic Property Restoration Ltd
Historic Royal Palaces Agency    
Historic Scotland    
Home Office    
Home & Communities Agency (HCA)
Horniman Museum & Public Trust
Horticultural Research Institute
House of Commons    
House of Lords  
Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA)  
Human Tissue Authority (HTA)
Hydrographic Office (UKHO)
Immigration Enforcement (IE)
Imperial War Museum (IWM)  
Independent Living Fund
Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)
Information Commissioners Office (ICO)
Insolvency Service    
Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS)    
Institute of Food Research    
Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
Internal Drainage Boards
International Passenger Survey (IPS)
Investors in People (UK) (IiP)
Isle of Man Government
Isle of Man Probation Service
James Hutton Institute, The
Jobcentre Plus
John Innes Centre
Joint Air Reconnaissance Intelligence Centre (JARIC)
Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)
Joint Medical Command (JMC)
Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) 
Judicial Office for Scotland
Laboratory of the Government Chemist (LGC) 
Labour Relations Agency
Land Registry       
Lands Tribunal for Scotland
Law Commission  
Learning and Skills Improvement Service (LSIS)
Legal Aid Agency
Legal Secretariat to the Law Officers    
Lifelong Learning
Local Authorities – (all)
Local Government Association
Local Government Boundary Commission of England 
Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland


Local Government Boundary Commission for Wales
Local Government Ombudsman
Local Partnerships
Lord Privy Seal's Office
Low Carbon Contract Company
Magistrates Courts
Manx Telecom
Marine Management Organisation (MMO)
Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA)  
Meat & Livestock Commission
Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
Mental Welfare Commission
Met Office    
Metropolitan Police Office (Civilian Staff) (COMETS)
Metropolitan Police Service 
Ministry of Defence (MOD) 
Ministry of Justice (MOJ)
Moredun Research Institute    
Museum of London
NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA)
NHS England
NHS Merseycare – Ashworth Hospital
NHS Nottinghamshire - Rampton Hospital
NHS Trust Development Authority
NHS Trusts – (all)
NHS West London Mental Health - Broadmoor   
National Archives
National Air Traffic Services (NATS)
National Army Museum
National Assembly for Wales Commission
National Audit Office (NAO) 
NHS Blood and Transplant Service
National Care Standards Commission
National College for Teaching & Leadership
National Crime Agency (NCA)
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST) Corporation
National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) 
National Federation of Post Office & BT Pensioners
National Federation of Sub Postmasters
National Forest Company
National Galleries of Scotland    
National Gallery    
National Library of Scotland (NLS)
National Library of Wales (NLW)  
National Maritime Museum    
National Measurement & Regulation Office (NMRO)
National Milk Records (NMR)
National Museum of Science & Industry (NMSI) 
National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside    
National Museums of Scotland (NMS) 
National Offender Management Service (NOMS)
National Physical Laboratory (NPL) 
National Portrait Gallery (NPG)
National Probation Service
National Records of Scotland (NRS)
National Radiological Protection Board
National Rivers Authorities
National Savings & Investments (NS&I)
National Savings - Siemens Business Services (Siemens)
National School of Government 
Natural England
Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 
Natural History Museum (NHM)
Natural Resources Wales
Naval Recruiting & Training Agency (NRTA)
New Forest National Park Authority
New Greater London Authority
Network Rail
North York Moors National Park Authority
Northern Ireland Council for Post Graduate Medical & Dental Education (NICPMDE)
Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Board
Northern Ireland Office (NIO)  
Northern Lighthouse Board    
Nursing & Midwifery Council
O2 (ex BT)
Occupational Health Service
Office for National Statistics (ONS) 
Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)
Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) 
Office HM Chief Inspector of Schools (Wales)
Office of Gas & Electricity Markets (OFGEM) 
Office of Government Commerce (OGC)
Office of Manpower Economics
Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)
Office of Rail and Road (ORR) 
Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC)
Office of the Public Guardian
Official Solicitor and the Public Trustee Office (OSPT)
Ofwat (The Water Services Regulation Authority)
Oil and Gas Authority
Ordnance Survey (OS) 
Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO)
Paymaster: Office of HM Paymaster General    
Pensions Advisory Service (OPAS)
Pensions Ombudsman, The
Pirbright Institute (formerly Institute for Animal Health)
Planning Inspectorate for England & Wales (PINS) 
Police Federations - All
Post Office Counters (PO Ltd)
Privy Council Office (PCO)
Prime Minister's Office 
Public & Commercial Services Union (PCS)
Public Health England (PHE)
Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS) 
Public Lending Right
Public Works Loan Board (PWLB)


Qualifications & Curriculum Authority (QCA)
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre    
Queen Victoria School    
Royal Air Force Number 22 (Training) Group
Rail Passengers Council (Passenger Focus)
Registers of Scotland    
Registry of Friendly Societies   
Registry Trust 
Reserve Forces & Cadets Association (was TAVRA)
Roslin Institute, The
Rothamsted Research
Rowett Research Institute
Royal Air Force Museum
Royal Armouries
Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh (RBGE)
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew    
Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW)
Royal Commission of Historical Manuscripts    
Royal Commission on Historic Monuments of England   
Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA)
Royal Household    
Royal Mail    
Royal Mint 
Royal Naval Museum  
Royal Navy Submarine Museum
Royal Parks Agency    
Royal School of Military Survey (RSMS)
Rural Payments Agency 
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (STFC)
Schools Directorate
Schools – state (all)  
Science Museum Group (Science/National Film/National Railway Museums)
Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) 
Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Scotland Office
Scottish Community Education Council
Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS)
Scottish Enterprise    
Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)
Scottish Funding Council (SFC)
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Scottish Natural Heritage    
Scottish Government 
Scottish Parliament
Scottish Prison Service (SPS)
Scottish Public Pensions Agency 
Scottish Qualification Authority
Scottish Trade International
Scottish Water
Secret Intelligence Service    
Security Industry Authority
Serco Group
Serious Fraud Office  
Service Children’s Education (SCE)
Siemens Business Services
Sir John Soane's Museum    
Skills Funding Agency
Soldiers Sailors Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA)
Sport England
Sport Scotland 
Sport Wales  
Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA)
Standards & Testing Agency
Stationery Office, The   (TSO)
Student Awards Agency for Scotland      
Student Loans Company
Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
Supreme Courts, Scotland    
Tate Gallery
Teachers Pension Agency    
Territorial Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve Association (TAVRA)   
Television Licensing Agency
Tidy Britain Group 
Training and Enterprise Councils (TEC) 
Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) 
Transport for London (TFL)
Trinity House Lighthouse Service 

UK Accreditation Service (UKAS)
UK Anti Doping (UKAD)
UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
UK Commission for Employment & Skills (UKCES)
UK Debt Management Office, The (DMO)     
UK Export Finance (ECGD)
UK Hydrographic Office
UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO)
UK Space Agency
UK Sport   
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI)
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO)
UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI)
Valuation Office Agency  
Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) 
Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) 
Victoria & Albert Enterprises Ltd
Victoria & Albert Museum (VAM) 
Visit Britain
Visit England
Visit Scotland
Wales Office (Swyddfa Cymru)
Wallace Collection    
Water Services Regulation Authority, The (Ofwat)
Welsh Government (WAG)
Welsh Language Board
Windsor Estate
Wilton Park
Youth Justice Board for England & Wales (YJB

In addition, private companies which have taken on Civil Service/Public Sector work may have staff eligible to join CSSC.
NB. This list is often subject to change. Therefore, other employment organisations may also have membership arrangements with CSSC at any given time. If the body you seek is not listed, please ring Customer Support at CSSC Head Office on 01494 888444.

Eligible Organisations List



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