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Steve Murrells, Co-op Group CEO, joins The Co-op Credit Union

 We’re delighted to welcome Steve Murrells, CEO of the Co-op Group as a new member to The Co-op Credit Union. Steve visited the Credit Union’s stand in Co-op’s head office in Angel Square as part of Co-operatives Fortnight, where The Co-op Credit Union team were promoting the benefits of Credit Union membership to employees…. Continue Reading

Celebrating our Co-op Difference for Co-operatives Fortnight

As Co-operatives fortnight launches today, the Co-op Credit Union is proud to be a part of it by celebrating our co-op difference.  Co-operatives Fortnight, which runs from 23 June to 7 July 2018 is a chance to celebrate the difference co-operatives make to people’s lives right around the world.  You can find out more and… Continue Reading


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Tackling high cost credit : overdrafts and loans in the spotlight in FCA review

The Co-op Credit Union welcomes today’s announcement from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on tackling high-cost credit and giving consumers greater control over their finances.  Since our launch in 1998, we’re proud to have helped thousands of our members with affordable alternatives to the high-cost loans and overdrafts highlighted in the FCA review. It’s also… Continue Reading

We’ve had a makeover – introducing our new brand

The Co-op Credit Union has had a makeover in order to bring it in line with its partners across the Co-op movement. Since its launch in 1998, The Co-op Credit Union with its team of dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers has lent £30m to its 8000 members across a number of different cooperatives across Great Britain…. Continue Reading

Our 20th Anniversary

‘Our 20th anniversary gives us the ideal opportunity to look back on what has been achieved and to ponder what the future may hold for our credit union’ Attached is a booklet which outlines our history and recognises all those special volunteers and staff who have helped us to achieve so much over the years…. Continue Reading

David Fawell takes the helm at The Co-op Credit Union

Experienced retail banking professional David Fawell takes over as Chairperson at the Manchester-based Co-op Credit Union this week (19th March 2018). Previously, David has undertaken senior management roles across payments, credit cards and personal loans, marketing, planning, and finance at the Co-operative Bank.   The credit union celebrates its 20th birthday in 2018 and has… Continue Reading

Press Release

‘£30 million lent and still relevant’ Twenty years on and the Manchester based Co-operative Credit Union remains as relevant as ever. With the prospect of millions of borrowers being hit by increased interest rates credit unions have never been more relevant. Chairperson Chris Smith said at the annual general members meeting “We are in good… Continue Reading

Annual General Meeting of the Co-operative Credit

The Annual General Meeting of the Co-operative Credit Union will take place on Wednesday 21st February 2018 in the Auditorium Annexe, 1 Angel Square, Manchester at 5.00pm. Light refreshments will be available from 4.30pm. Members should be aware that they are eligible to stand for election to the Board of Directors or the Credit or… Continue Reading

Consolidate Your Debts – Suffering A Christmas Financial Hangover

With Christmas done and gone for another 12 months it’s time to address the impact of the whole festive period and any credit or store card debts you may already owe. Do you have outstanding Credit Cards or Store Cards? Are you paying a daily fee for using an authorised overdraft? Have you considered, consolidating… Continue Reading