Employers association

Employers association are groups of employers who join together to give benefits to their member. Businesses join together to form their own association, and members pay an annual subscription fee in return for the benefits they would receive.

Examples include

  • National Farmers Union
  • Society of British Aerospace Comapnies
  • Federation of Samll Businesses
  • National Federation of Builders

Advantages of joining an employers association

  • They represent employers and negotiate with the trade unions on behalf of their members.
  • Provide services to members for example statistical information, and advice or help with recruitment, training, health, safety and industrial relations problems
  • Act as pressure groups on the goovernment to try to influence their policies.