Welcome

We like to keep our members updated on everything going on at No1 CopperPot Credit Union, here you can find a round up of our news.

News

What is a credit union?

  Credit unions first appeared in the UK in the 1960s, but the first credit union in the world is thought to have been set up in 1852. They were set up with the idea of people helping people, and still operate this way. Credit unions are member owned, not for profit cooperatives that operate… Read more »

Categories: Uncategorised

Let’s talk about money

  Welcome to our first blog post covering all areas of finance. Our aim is to produce a friendly and easy-to-understand blog series, which explains some of the not-so-simple areas of finance. As a Credit Union one of our core purposes is to offer financial education to members (alongside encouraging our members to save and… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

Working for No1 CopperPot

  We recently hired a Customer Service apprentice who previously worked with us during a short college placement. We thought it would be great to ask him a few questions to introduce you to the youngest member of our team! Introduce yourself to our members My name is Hanaan and I’m 18 years old. In… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

AGM 2019-2020

Helping the Police Family financially through the good times and the bad This afternoon, we hosted our first ever virtual Annual General Meeting and we would like to thank all of our members who took part. Here’s an overview of the key information for those who were unable to join us. A message from Caroline… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

Changes to the Help to Buy Scheme

The Help to Buy Scheme was introduced by the Government in 2013 to help buyers who are struggling to save for their first house deposit to get on to the property ladder. It is now solely available to first time buyers. The first scheme was open for both first and second time buyers looking to… Read more »

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Christmas hours 2020

  Office opening hours 24th December 9am-12:30pm 25th December CLOSED 26th December CLOSED 27th December CLOSED 28th December CLOSED 29th December 9am-3pm 30th December 9am-3pm 31st December 9am-12:30pm 1st January CLOSED During this time our phone lines will be open however the office will be closed to members. Normal working hours resume after the Christmas… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

My experience buying a house during a pandemic

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and they do not reflect in any way those of No1 CopperPot Credit Union. My mum always said she thought I would leave home at 18 like she did. Unfortunately, at 18 I was working part-time in retail with little in my savings. As… Read more »

Categories: Advice

Our financial year 2019-20

As we have come to the end of our financial year, we are using this time to reflect on our achievements. The year hasn’t come without its challenges but nevertheless, we have continued to focus on helping the Police Family financially. This is the first year that our AGM will be virtual, allowing any member,… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

Join our 2020 AGM: Thursday 17th December at 1pm

  In accordance with Rule 79 of the approved Rule Book of Number One Police Credit Union Limited (trading as No1 CopperPot Credit Union), notice is given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at Slater House, Oakfield Road, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle SK8 3GX at 1pm on Thursday 17th December 2020.  We have… Read more »

Categories: Events, Office Updates

Up to 60% LTV mortgages

So what’s on offer? We’re offering cashback to all our members who have at least 40% equity in their homes. Depending on whether you choose a two-year fixed rate or a three-year fixed rate, there’s £500 or £750 up for grabs! It’s entirely up to you to choose what to spend your cashback on, it… Read more »

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