1% dividend approved – and other highlights from our AGM

We’re once again pleased to announce a member dividend payment at 1%, following approval at our AGM on Friday 14th February. 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/ Not yet registered for online access to your… Continue Reading

Announcing the winners of this years Graham Southall Award

The Graham Southall Award annually recognises co-operative achievement, and efforts, by volunteers or supporters of The Co-op Credit Union.  This year’s award was particularly poignant following Graham’s sudden death back in October. Graham was the founding secretary of The Co-op Credit Union, back in 1998, and became the credit union’s first Lifetime President. History will… Continue Reading

The Co-op Credit Union celebrates another successful year by welcoming new Chief Executive 

2018/19 results see surplus double 1% dividend to be paid to all members Ambitious plan for growth with new Chief Executive, Matt Bland The Co-op Credit Union has celebrated another successful year by welcoming a new Chief Executive with ambitious plans to grow the credit union. Matt Bland’s appointment was announced at The Co-op Credit… Continue Reading

Rising bank overdraft charges – what you need to know

If you’re one of the millions of bank customers with an arranged overdraft, you should by now be aware that you’ll soon be paying an equivalent APR interest rate of around 40% to dip into it. These changes follow a review by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) into how charging for overdrafts work – all… Continue Reading

Notice of AGM: Friday 14th February

All members are invited to attend The Annual General Meeting of The Co-op Credit Union: Date: Friday 14th February 2020 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

Office closed for staff training : Friday 24th January

Please note that the Credit Union office will be closed for staff training on Friday 24th January 2020. However, should you require access to your account during this time, online member access will be available. Online withdrawals via Member Access will be processed as normal on Friday 24th January at 3.30 pm with funds crediting… Continue Reading

What’s your 2020 vision? Let’s see if we can make it a reality

Here we are at the start of a new decade, and as the new year gets underway, it’s a time when many of us start looking ahead and making plans for the year to come. Maybe you’ve made a resolution to finally get your finances in shape this year? Or you’re looking ahead to a… Continue Reading

Online withdrawal requests – Tuesday 31st December 2019

Please note, withdrawals requested today before 2.30pm will be processed today and credited to bank accounts around 3.30pm today. Any requests made after 2.30pm will be credited to bank accounts at 5pm on Thursday 2nd January 2020. Wishing all our members a very happy New Year and all the best for the new decade ahead…. Continue Reading

November at a Glance

Phew! November was certainly a busy month for the team here at The Co-op Credit Union… We’re delighted to have welcomed 246 new members on board, bringing our total membership to 8,783 members. Our loans book has been growing fast, with 354 new loans issued in November, at a total value of £302,304.97. We’ve now… Continue Reading

Calling Time on The Bank of Mum and Dad

Did you know, as a member of the credit union there are benefits you could share with family members too, such as access to our lowest rates on loans? If you’ve got children who need a hand with their finances, this could be a great alternative to ‘The Bank of Mum and Dad’ always stepping… Continue Reading