Independent Consultants Group (ICG) Code of Practice

By joining as an ICG member you are agreeing to the following information.

By joining the ICG you confirm that:

  • you are working in the field of market research or a closely related area;
  • You work alone, or in an organisation of no more than 3 full time equivalent staff, and agree that in keeping with the spirit of the ICG your organisation does not imply that it has more than 3 full-time employees;
  • You agree to be bound by the ICG Code of Practice as stated below.

ICG members are required to adhere to the core principles contained in the Market Research Society’s Code of Conduct, whether they are MRS members or not. Additionally, ICG members must adhere to appropriate standards of professional behaviour and not act to bring the ICG in to disrepute.

If a member or applicant is deemed by the committee to have failed to meet the ICG Code of Practice, the committee reserves the right to refuse or withdraw membership.