Building credit union international links

Building credit union international links

We were particularly pleased that at our January conference we were able to host guests from two Romanian credit unions (casas de ajutor reciproc, or CAR). The conference was a ‘multiplier event’ for an Erasmus+ project called Fincare, in which credit...
Research in the credit union sector

Research in the credit union sector

Nick was delighted to attend the ABCUL East Midlands Forum meeting on 6th February in Leicester, to talk about research for credit unions. Nick explained that CFCFE’s partner, the Research Unit for Financial Inclusion (RUFI) at Liverpool John Moores University,...
Conference completed!

Conference completed!

Our first member general conference on 18th January went really well, judging by feedback from attendees on the day. We were delighted to host 100 attendees from dozens of credit unions, several trade associations, regulatory bodies and two universities, England,...
Irish government responds to final CUAC report

Irish government responds to final CUAC report

On 7 January, the Irish Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe T.D., published the Final Report of an Implementation Group he had charged with taking forward the 2016 recommendations of the Credit Union Advisory Committee, a statutory body the Minister appoints. The...