Innovative Credit Union Partnership a Success for Wave Community Bank

In June 2023, Wave Community Bank started an innovative new project in partnership with University Hospitals Sussex (UHSx), introducing a...

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First Class Workplace Awarded to 1st Class Credit Union

The Sunday Times has revealed its 2024 list of best places to work in the UK, and the team at...

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Labour Party’s Aim to Double the Size of the Co-operative and Mutual Sector

The Labour Party has published its general election manifesto, which includes a commitment to double the size of the co-operative...

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ABCUL Calls on Party Leaders to Include Co-operative Sector Centre of Growth Plans

The mutual and co-operative sector calls on party leaders to put co-operatives and mutuals at the centre of their plans...

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Council Leaders Visit Wirral Credit Union

Last month, leader of Wirral Borough Council, Councillor Paul Stuart and CEO Paul Satoor, visited the office of Wirral Credit...

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HEY Credit Union Reaches 25 Year Milestone

Founded by a small group of Hull City Council colleagues in 1999 and now operates across the Humber region, formally...

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Pennine Community Credit Union Participate in American Credit Union Conference

Pennine Community Credit Union (PCCU) staff attended the 50th edition of Inclusiv’s Community Development Credit Union conference in New York....

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ABCUL Comments on the Prime Minister’s Decision for a July 2024 General Election

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced that the next UK general election will be held on Thursday 4th July 2024....

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Credit Unions Nominated for Consumer Credit Awards 2024

After eleven weeks of competitive voting, the UK’s dedicated financial services review site, Smart Money People is pleased to announce...

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South Manchester Credit Union Expands into Central Manchester & Trafford

This local community credit union has delivered safe, affordable financial solutions to the people of South Manchester since its first...

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Unify Credit Union Investment Fund

A charity that is restoring a mill into a vibrant hub for community, enterprise, heritage, and culture has received investment...

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CU Futures Class of 2025 Launch

This week at ABCUL’s office at Holyoake House in Manchester, eight credit union professionals began the Credit Union Foundation’s 10-month...

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Plane Saver Credit Union Host Successful Mental Health Seminar

Amid growing concerns of stress caused from the cost-of-living crisis, Plane Saver Credit Union sponsored a Workplace Mental Health Seminar,...

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Unprecedented Growth in British Credit Unions Reported by The Bank of England

The Bank of England recently published its credit union data for the fourth quarter of 2023 which revealed an enormous...

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The Global Women’s Leadership Network Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

Last week, the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) celebrated the 15th Anniversary of the Global Women’s Leadership Network.

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Commsave Credit Union Recognised for Work with the Seafarers’ Charity

Commsave Credit Union was recently nominated for Initiative of the Year with the Seafarers’ Charity due to its creation of...

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ABCUL Attend Milestone Community Development Credit Union Conference in New York

This week in New York, ABCUL was in attendance for the 50th anniversary of the national trade body for community...

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Acclaim for Bradford District Credit Union at Apprentice Awards

Bradford District Credit Union (BDCU) is leading the way in employing young people through its apprenticeship schemes with 25% of...

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Financial Education Across the Credit Union Movement

Training and education is one of the core co-operative principles. For credit unions, financial education is a cornerstone of their...

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London Capital Credit Union a Lifeline in Creating Saving Habits

Sharing a positive story featured in The Sun, a mum of two told her story of how she fell into...

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Friends of Enterprise Raise Over £100k for Community Groups

Back in November 2021 Friends of Enterprise was established to benefit the local community and members of Enterprise Credit Union...

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1st Class Credit Union Walk for Charity

Last week, 1st Class Credit Union took part in the Glasgow Kiltwalk, walking 23 miles from Glasgow Green to Balloch...

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Metro Moneywise Credit Union Announces First Prize Linked Savings Winner

Metro Moneywise Credit Union recently launched its own monthly Prize Linked Savings draw and was excited to announce the first...

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CLEVR Money Credit Union: A Lifeline for Financial Resilience

The Sun recently featured Charlotte, an NHS worker, and her husband, who found themselves in a difficult financial situation around...

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