Who we are

We're 68,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission.

As a charity with a royal charter, our agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society.

What we do

At BCS, we're ensuring the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry and tackling the ethical challenges we face along the way.

Find out how we're shaping policy and influencing change

Everything we do at BCS is built on our five strategic pillars, which make it possible for us to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry.

Supporting careers


We're creating a diverse and sustainable IT profession with opportunities for development and progression at every step.

Sharing expertise


We offer an inclusive environment; a space where you can communicate and collaborate, with like and unlike-minds, to kickstart innovation.

Improving education


We're equipping society with the knowledge, skills and understanding to remain resilient and thrive in the digital world.

Influencing practice


We tackle the big issues in IT, connecting industry, education and government to shape policy and bring about ethical change.

Driving standards


We bring out the best in people, recognising talent at every level through our professional registration, qualifications and frameworks.

More about us

Our royal charter

We’re responsible for raising the standards of IT education, professionalism, ethics and practice - it’s all set out in our charter.

Find out what our charter means for you

History of BCS

We've been supporting IT practitioners since the beginning of the digital age, and witnessed incredible change along the way.

Explore our journey so far

Our people and governance

It’s our dedicated volunteers and employees who ensure our organisation runs smoothly and meets our aims.

View our structure and meet the team

Annual report

Every year we reflect on the milestones we’ve reached in the last twelve months as we take a look at the year in numbers.

Browse our latest report

Careers at BCS

If you have the enthusiasm and determination to make society a better place through technology, then why not join our team!

Explore our values and current vacancies

Venue hire

If you’re looking for a meeting venue in central London, our flexible meeting space and conference facilities could be ideal.

Explore our London office