Benefits of Membership

Demonstrating Word Class Standards, Enhancing your Reputation

INNSA is seen as the leading trade body dedicated to the best Consultants and Contractors in the Invasive Non-Native Specialists field and has the backing of government departments and leading research institutes to be the credible voice of the sector.

Being an accredited member demonstrates your company’s commitment to continuously achieve excellence across the full range of services offered to your clients.

INNSA has published a series of voluntary best practice standards which all members sign up to on joining and which your clients should expect form you at all times.  These are issued with the starter pack for every new member.

Accessing the Right Support for your Company

Membership of INNSA is only open to those who meet our very strict membership criteria and sign up to the Invasives Code which ensures we represent companies who are leading experts in the sector. 

We are committed to working with our members to ensure they have access to the partners who will support you through a range of accreditations and quality approvals.

Additional Peace of Mind for your Clients

INNSA has an Insurance Backed Guarantee Scheme which members can offer to all clients guarantees against Japanese Knotweed regrowth that are backed by an FSA regulated insurance company in the case of the member organisation not being able to meet its guarantee obligations due to insolvency.

Saving you money

Our members currently benefit from a range of preferential rates for training, H&S, quality approval support and legal and insurance services. We aim to extend these savings to most areas of your business over the next few months.

Giving you a Voice in the Sector

INNSA represent members’ and the sector’s interests at all levels of the legislative and regulatory process by providing an interface between the industry and the government, other industry and non-industry organisations, the media and the general public. 

Access up to the minute legislation and industry changes

INNSA monitors and anticipates legislative developments and other focuses on the industry, and will ensure members receive regular updates access to key documents as soon as they are available to give you a competitive advantage.

Securing you New Business through Marketing and Business Development Opportunities

All our members benefit from a full profile on the INNSA website which outlines many of your capabilities and core services.  We also have a newsletter which is distributed to over 15k key contacts within the construction, environment and property sector as well as leading experts within Invasive Non-Native Species field.  Members can provide news and editorial content which will be considered for inclusion in the newsletter and within the news section of our website.

Meeting and Networking with other Experts from your Sector

INNSA runs regular sector focussed events across the country which offers access to leading Invasive Non-Native Specialists, Environmentalists, Policy Makers and potential clients.  Not only does this give you valuable, up to the minute sector knowledge and tips and advice to support your business, it gives you the opportunity to discuss relevant topics with your peers in an open and relaxed environment.  Check the Events and Training section for more details.