Welcoming New Staff

BDCU is expanding and our CEO Katie Hurrell welcomes Stephen Townend as COO and Jess Comer Finance Lead announced in The Business Desk . Bradford District Credit Union is marking the first year of its CEO, Katie Hurrell, with two key additions to its team. The organization has appointed Steve Townend as chief operating officer and Jessica Comer as finance lead.…

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Celebrating UniformSavers#2 Results

UniformSavers#2 is partnership project to tackle the ‘Cost of Living Crisis’ with Public Health Bradford who also funded it. It followed the success of the ‘UniformSavers #1’ in 2021/2022 which found that 60% of participants continued even their savings habit after their incentive had been paid. This year that increased to 65%. West Yorkshire Mayor…

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Talk Money Week: A Great Success

🌟 Celebrating ‘Talk Money Week’ with a Payroll Roadshow! 🌟 ‘Talk Money Week,’ payroll roadshow was a great success with our partners, Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) that showcased our commitment to financial education and payroll partnerships. Press Coverage: Our well-planned events attracted national media attention from various publications, including: –  Bradford District Credit Union…

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AGM 2024

Bradford District Credit Union is pleased to announce our AGM for year ending 30th September 2023. Details are as follows; Please register for the virtual meeting by going to our webpage https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/743584941577?aff=oddtdtcreator. Date: Friday 26th January 2024 Time: 2pm-3pm Platform: Teams Meeting Members are invited to attend and will hear about our key achievements throughout…

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Plan the Perfect Christmas

As the festive season approaches, a common concern among many in the UK is the impact of Christmas shopping on their finances. A 2021 study reveals that 14% of UK citizens expect their debt to increase due to holiday expenses. Furthermore, January often witnesses a spike in financial struggles, with 16% of individuals overspending during…

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Talk Money Week

What a whirlwind this has been. We held a “Money SOS” training workshop with NHS at Bradford Royal Infirmary with public health which was further covered by BBC. The next big event will be held at Bradford University Staff Reward who are also one of our Payroll partners on Tuesday the 7th. The next roadshow…

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#LoanSharksAreMonsters

Whether it’s Halloween or not, one thing we all need to know is #LoanSharksAreMonsters!!! Don’t get bitten by one, it can cost you an arm and a leg. From October 24 till October 31 is marked as National “Stop Loan Sharks” Week. The England Illegal Money Lending Team has created a nationwide public awareness campaign…

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International Credit Union Day

Celebrating International Credit Union Day October 19th, 2023, International Credit Union Day, is a time to celebrate and recognise the significant impact of Credit Unions worldwide. It is an occasion to appreciate the immense value they bring to their members and communities, promoting financial empowerment and fostering economic development. In celebrating International Credit Union Day,…

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