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British credit union pioneers recognised by Queen’s Birthday Honours List

This week British credit union pioneers were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List will be awarded with the awarding of MBE’s for voluntary service to the credit union movement. Honouring services to the credit union movement and his community, Grantley Yearwood who was for many years...

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Hull and East Yorkshire Credit Union celebrates its 20th anniversary

This week Hull & East Yorkshire Credit Union celebrated its 20th anniversary of service to its members. “It has been an amazing experience and I am very proud of everyone who has played their part in helping us on our journey,” says CEO and one of HEY Credit Union’s founding members, John...

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Bradford District Credit Union launches it’s ‘Surviving Summer’ events

Bradford District Credit union will be running a series of workshops and roadshows this summer to support families during the school holidays. The ‘Surviving Summer’ series is being organised by BDCU alongside other local organisations to give families help and advice during the summer school...

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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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Global Women’s Leadership Network explores Leadership in Resilience

Last week, Plane Saver Credit Union and Pioneer Mutual Credit Union welcomed women leaders of today and tomorrow to the second meeting of the World Council of Credit Unions, Global Women’s Leadership Network (Britain). Female credit union professionals from across the country met at the...

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Thumbs up from Just Credit Union members

In its first online members’ survey, Just Credit Union has been given a massive vote of confidence with 98% of respondent members finding saving with the credit union easy. Chief Officer of JCU, Karen Farrow said the credit union was ‘delighted’ with the feedback received in the survey,...

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ABCUL’s Town Hall Consultation events get underway

This week, over 40 representatives of the British credit union sector attended the first of seven ABCUL Town Hall Consultations in Liverpool, to help shape the future of the British credit union sector. ABCUL CEO, Robert Kelly welcomed ABCUL member & non-member credit unions sharing with...

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Darlington Credit Union launches new current account for members

Darlington Credit Union (DCU) has launched a new current account to offer its members modern banking facilities. Launching Monday 20 May, DCU released its Go Account which offers its members three different levels of current account products. The launch of its new product will serve to...

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Pioneer Mutual Credit Union shortlisted for Innovator of the Year

Following a huge number of entries for the inaugural ‘All About Barrhead Awards”, Pioneer Mutual Credit has been shortlisted in the ‘Innovator of the Year’ category. The awards have been developed to celebrate every aspect of the local community, from local businesses, organisations and even...

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