Member Benefits

Croner Member Telephone Advisory Support

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The Association of Costs Lawyers has teamed up with Croner to offer ACL members access to the Croner Business Support Advice Line at no additional charge.

Croner is the leading provider of compliance solutions to UK businesses.  The advice Croner provide is ‘solution based’ rather than legal jargon and always up to date and relevant.

What can I receive advice on?

Advice and guidance can be provided on UK law and practice in the following areas:

  • Health and Safety
  • Employment Law and Personnel
  • Tax, VAT, PAYE, NIC, & Payroll
  • Commercial legal matters

What are the benefits?

  • Peace of mind: Access to a team of professional advisors from professional backgrounds many of them experienced solicitors, along with ex Inland Revenue, tax & vat consultants and also Tech IOSH qualified consultants, with unparalleled knowledge, qualifications and experience.
  • Money-saving: One hour of employment law advice with an experienced employment law solicitor could cost in excess of £200 per hour.  This level of advice is included in your membership subscription, so saving you money and offering you peace of mind that you are turning to industry professionals for support. 
  • Time-saving: Searching the internet for the correct document or piece of legislation can take an incredible amount of time, plus it may be out of date or not suitable for your specific needs. The Croner team will ensure you have what you need, when you need it.

How do I contact the Croner Consultants?

The service is available 9am-5pm Monday to Friday; excluding bank holidays

Telephone: 0844 561 8133. You will need to quote the ACL policy number and give your full name if you call the helpline. Please telephone the ACL office – 0203 174 0967 – for details of the policy number.

Calls are charged at 7p per minute, plus your telephone company’s access charge.



Hammicks are offering all ACL members a discount of 10% on selected titles.  You can order by email –, or on the phone by calling 01784 423321 and quoting ‘ACL’


nusAll ACL Costs Lawyers and students are eligible to apply for an NUS Extra card. With the card you can enjoy discounts on over 170 High Street and online brands for just £12 per year.

Discounts include: 

  • 10% off your weekly food shop at Co-operative Food stores
  • Unlimited music with 50% off Spotify Premium and Napster
  • Up to 10% off at including six-month free trial with Amazon Prime
  • 10% off homewares at Matalan
  • 10% off your toiletries and beauty essentials at Superdrug
  • Discounts from ASOS, New Look, Warehouse, Jack Wills and Oasis.
  • Save on your travels with 10% off CrossCountry and 25% off National Express
  • Up to 15% off at the Apple Education Store
  • 25% off at Zizzi, Prezzo and Giraffe
  • 25% off at Odeon

You will need three things to continue

  1. You need to be a student studying for more than 6 weeks
  2. Have a webcam or recent photo to upload
  3. Have your credit or debit card ready