Author Archives: Credit Union

Stay ahead of your finances with our free budget calculator

Do you know how much disposable income you have every month? How much you’re really  spending on your household bills and essential outgoings? Or how much you could afford to put aside in savings? Take a quick test with our free online budget calculator– and the results might just surprise you. It only takes a few… Continue Reading

Spring Members’ Newsletter

Spring is in full swing here at the Co-op Credit Union office… …the daffodils are out, the sun is shining and members are getting in touch about spring loans for Easter holidays and home improvements. Don’t forget, the team are always on hand during office hours to help with questions or enquiries by phone and… Continue Reading

Loans to put a spring in your step

Spring is here 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 this spring? Apply today and… Continue Reading

1% dividend payment approved – highlights from our AGM

Following approval at our AGM on 19th February 2019, 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: – If you have not yet… 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