Ok so this is interesting if not a bit odd:
"The Chartered Society of Designers has filed an application to the UK Government to approve a system of professional certification for designers.
A much-needed step toward elevating design's status? Or an expensive irrelevance?"
Well, if it worked there would be admittedly a few benefits, but it just seems a little ridiculous as I really can't see the top designers, design groups or clients for that matter, suddenly warming to this...
More on this at CR Blog