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.


New Members Area

We are constantly working to improve our services using the feedback from our valued members. We’ve been working hard to complete our latest project, which is the upgrading of your online member’s area. The aim is to make managing your account online quicker, easier and more secure. This is now live and ready for you to use and… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

Let’s talk about going on holiday

Here’s a quick breakdown of the current rules and information in England relating to holidays and what you can expect in terms of pricing. What you need to know Below are some of the travel rules which will come into effect on Monday 19th July: Adults in England who were fully vaccinated in the UK… Read more »

The Limited Edition Loan

  This Limited Edition Loan will only be available to members of the Credit Union for a limited period of time. We could help you fund a home improvement project, your next car or a life event. So if you’re considering borrowing, you may want to act fast… we’re stopping accepting applications on 31st July!… Read more »

Categories: Products

Let’s talk about leasing a car

  Leasing a car The number of ways to finance a new car is continually growing, with lease (also known as Personal Contract Hire (PCH)) agreements becoming increasingly popular. The process of leasing a car involves signing an agreement with a broker for the long-term hire of a new vehicle. When the agreement ends, you… Read more »

Let’s talk about premium bonds

  Premium bonds: what are they and should I buy them? Premium bonds were introduced by National Savings and Investments (more often known as NS&I) to encourage people to save. They were established in 1956 and are now owned by approximately 23 million people in the UK! You don’t get paid interest, but instead there’s… Read more »

Let’s talk about savings tax

  Many of us try to put some hard-earned savings aside each month to save for the future. But it’s important to be aware of how they’re taxed. I’m going to try and help to make things clearer, so that you have a better understanding of how taxes are applied to your savings. Many people… Read more »

Apply for a Mortgage Agreement in Principle

    You can now request an Agreement in Principle (AIP) on our website! Obtaining an AIP is a quick and easy way to find out how much you could potentially borrow before you apply for a mortgage. This could allow you to start viewing homes within your budget. It’s not compulsory to have an… Read more »

Categories: Products

No1 CopperPot’s Travel Guide

After the last 12 months, we think everyone deserves a holiday! Some of you may feel comfortable travelling abroad, but for some that might be too much too soon, and that’s ok! The UK has plenty of beautiful holiday locations for you to visit and enjoy. We have complied a list of some must-see UK… Read more »

Categories: Advice, Products

Offering loans to UK residents only

We are now only offering loans to members who are UK residents, and we want to make you aware of this change and the reasons behind why we have taken this decision. As a not-for-profit organisation we must make decisions which are in the best interests of all our members, and it was with a… Read more »

Categories: Office Updates

Let’s talk about taxes

  In the UK most people have their tax automatically removed from their salary each month however this is not the case if you are, for example, self-employed. The amount of tax you pay will depend on how much you earn per year. This is because the government has different band rates for each earning… Read more »