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 centred around three core principles, which make it possible for us to raise standards and realise greater potential in the technology industry.


We create an environment that nurtures strong relationships - a space where you can communicate and collaborate.


Through professional standards, qualifications and career resources, we’ll help you broaden your skill set, and we’ll endorse your expertise.


We inspire great talent and debate the big issues facing IT to kickstart innovation and technology-led change.

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