Author Archives: Credit Union

Whatever the weather, we’re here for you this summer

For so many reasons 2020 so far has been a year to forget. The coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown have turned our lives upside down and many thousands of families have suffered the tragic loss of a loved one. The team here at The Co-op Credit Union has not been unaffected, and we are so… Continue Reading

Role Vacancy : Non-Executive Director Co-op Credit Union (Volunteer)

An opportunity to be part of an exciting co-operative business The Co-op Credit Union is a member-owned and run business, providing savings and loans services to employees across the co-operative sector. It is based at the Coop’s headquarters at 1 Angel Square, Manchester, has nearly 9,000 members, savings under management of over £5 million and… Continue Reading

Is now the time to consolidate?

The pandemic crisis and lockdown have turned our lives upside down.  Everything from our health and wellbeing to those everyday things like the morning commute has suddenly become uncertain and anxiety-inducing. But here at The Co-op Credit Union, we try to stay positive and look for the opportunities that these unprecedented times present to us. … Continue Reading

5 top tips to build a credit profile that wins

What is our credit profile and why is it important? We live in a digital world and with the onset of the Coronavirus lockdown, our digital footprints are bigger than ever as we access more and more products and services online from home. Our digital identities and the potential for our lives to be monitored,… Continue Reading

We’re here to help – an update on our services

In this update, there’s some useful information on keeping your finances in good shape during these difficult times. We also have an opportunity to join our team as a Finance, Banking and Credit Manager. Plus, please make a note of our updated contact details – the team are working remotely and are still very much on hand to help with… Continue Reading

We’re recruiting: Finance, Banking & Credit Manager

We’re looking for a motivated and multi-skilled Finance, Banking & Credit Manager to join our management team to help shape and drive forward our growth strategy. We’re an ambitious mid-sized credit union on an exciting growth journey under the leadership of a new Chief Executive appointed in January 2020. We primarily service the co-operative retail… Continue Reading

Time to think about your finances?

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has turned every aspect of our lives upside down and it can be more than a little disorientating.   Being shut up indoors, strongly advised to avoid friends and family and with every imaginable outlet for family entertainment closed, many households are wondering how they will make it through the looming months… Continue Reading

Accessing our services during the coronavirus pandemic

We are living through truly extraordinary times with the coronavirus pandemic disrupting all aspects of our lives, none more so than those suffering the effects directly in their families. Like you, The Co-op Credit Union has had to make some significant changes to how we operate in order to be able to continue to support… Continue Reading

Spring clean your finances – and get saving!

Spring is traditionally the time for new beginnings –and it’s a great time to give your finances a fresh start too. Give our spring money-saving tips a go and see how much you could save. And, when you’re done, why not stash the savings in your credit union savings account and start building up a… Continue Reading

When something sounds too good to be true…

Turn on the TV or shop online at many popular retailers and you are likely to be offered buy-now, pay-later deals made possible by the likes of Klarna, Clear Pay and Laybuy. These inviting payment options allow you to get your hands on that must-have item while paying for it some time down the line…. Continue Reading