Author Archives: Credit Union

Loans to put a spring in your step

This week marks the official start of spring – at last! And here at the Credit Union, we’re busy helping members with spring loans to make the most of the new season ahead. From an Easter break to a bank holiday DIY project, what could an affordable loan from the Credit Union help you with… Continue Reading

1% dividend payment approved – highlights from yesterday’s AGM

Following approval at yesterday’s AGM, we’re pleased to once again announce a member dividend payment at 1%. The dividend payment has now been posted to all eligible members accounts. You can check your account balance and dividend payment on our online member access area at: https://secure.co-operativecreditunion.coop/ – If you have not yet registered for online access… Continue Reading

Credit union stalwart receives top award

A stalwart of The Co-op Credit Union, Ken Jackson, received recognition at yesterday’s annual general meeting in Manchester. Ken was presented with the annual ‘Graham Southall Award’ for his support and volunteering for the credit union. The award, in its 4th year, is presented by Lifetime President Graham Southall in recognition of an outstanding contribution… Continue Reading

14 reasons to love your credit union

Love is in the air today – and we think it’s only fair to share the love  – with 14 reasons to love YOUR Credit union: We can help you save for a rainy day – or a sunny one! You can save with us from just £10 a month. It’s a great way to build… Continue Reading

AGM Notice: 19th February 2019

All members are invited to attend The Annual General Meeting of The Co-op Credit Union: Date: Tuesday 19th February 2019 Location: The Auditorium Annexe, 1 Angel Square, Manchester  M60 0AG Time: 12:00 – 1.30pm. Light lunch refreshments will be available from 12 o’clock. If you are planning to attend, an RSVP would be appreciated to… 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 in an office in Angel Sq Manchester, has over 8000 members, savings under management of over £5m and provides loans totalling… Continue Reading

Christmas cut-off dates and festive opening times

With Christmas fast approaching, here’s a reminder of our opening times and cut off dates for loan applications over the Christmas and New Year period. If you’re planning on making a withdrawal from your account or thinking of applying for a loan, there’s still time – but don’t leave it too late! The quickest way… Continue Reading

December Members’ News : Important Christmas Updates

Read on for important updates on our Christmas and New Year opening times, but first: A Very Merry Christmas to all our Members! Instead of sending cards in the post this year, we’ve set up this digital Christmas card to raise vital funds for The World Association of Credit Union’s (WOCCU) Disaster Relief Fund – Project Storm… Continue Reading

Don’t send paper Christmas cards this year! Save money and help a good cause instead

Surveys show that the average UK household sends 33 Christmas cards every year. The costs of purchasing, writing and postage can easily be in excess of £50. Instead, why not send a digital Christmas Card? Quick and easy, no paper, no fuss, and with some of the money you save, you could help a good… Continue Reading

Member Update: Contacting the Office During this Busy Period

Due to exceptional demand at present, our phone lines will be available as follows- Monday 10am – 4pm Tuesday 12.30pm – 4pm Wednesday 10am – 4pm Thursday 12.30pm – 4pm Friday 10am – 4pm If you are requesting a withdrawal, you can do this via our online Member Access Area. All withdrawals requested before 3.30pm… Continue Reading