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APPG on Credit Unions celebrates extra £1m for the Lloyds Banking Group Credit Union Development Fund

Credit unions, politicians and Lloyds Banking Group gathered at the House of Commons this week, to celebrate the 23 credit unions sharing the £1 million 2018 round of funding for the Lloyds Banking Group Credit Union Development Fund. Established in 2014, as part of Lloyds’ Helping Britain...


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CU Futures Class of 2020 begins

Last week, the new class of candidates for CU Futures, the Credit Union Foundation’s young professionals’ development programme met in Manchester to begin the programme for 2019/2020. Launched in 2016, CU Futures is now in its fourth year of operation and this year’s class spent the day at...


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Lloyds Banking Group announces further £1m in grants to support credit unions

Lloyds Banking Group has announced additional funding to support the UK’s credit union sector. The Group is awarding a further £1 million in grants to 23 credit unions through the Lloyds Credit Union Development Fund. Established in 2014, the Lloyds Credit Union Development Fund is run in...


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The future of the British credit union movement shines bright at the ABCUL Annual Conference

Credit union delegates from across the country descended on the Midland Hotel last weekend to hear from a range of expert speakers and share best practice at ABCUL’s Annual Conference over the course of last weekend. Speakers gave their insights about key issues for Britain’s credit unions to...


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CU Futures continue their development course at Citi Headquarters

Last week, the CU Futures Class of 2019 continued their progression through the programme with a two-day event hosted by Citi at their UK headquarters in Canary Wharf. The former Chair of the Credit Union Foundation and well-known broadcaster and journalist, Liz Barclay delivered media and...


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CU Futures 2018 group project winners visit Poland

This week, winners of the 2018 CU Futures group project have visited Gdansk, Poland to enjoy their prize of a special study tour to meet with Polish Credit Unions. A key part of the CU Futures programme is for participants to work collaboratively in groups on a 12-month project to address the...


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Lloyds Banking Group announce funding to supporting Credit Union Sector

Back in 2014, Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) launched the Credit Union Development Fund to strengthen the financial position of credit unions and give them the capacity to develop new strategies for sustained and effective growth and to provide addition much needed responsible lending to communities...


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Tracy Slane Award presented at ABCUL Annual Conference

The Tracy Slane award was presented to Just Credit Unions, Amy Jones for outstanding contributions of a young person to their credit union and the sector. The award is presented each year to a young person who has made an outstanding contribution to their credit union and/or to the wider...


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CU Future participant Toni Lynn interviews Paul Walsh CEO of CUNA Mutual LTD

Each participant of the CU Future programme has to complete the ‘Making a difference’ project throughout their 12 months of progression. As part of the programme, the participants must work together in teams, to propose a new idea, product or service to address key issues within the credit union...


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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions celebrate International Credit Union Day

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Credit Unions held its fifth annual International Credit Union Day (ICUD) reception on Wednesday. The reception followed the election of a new Chair to the Group, Jeremy Quin MP , who represents Horsham, West Sussex in the Commons and prior to becoming an...