'Money SOS' Workshop and Pension Webinars

About These Workshops

BDCU provides savings and low cost loans to over 10,000 residents, many who are financially vulnerable.

See Word Doc below for the training calendar.

BDCU Workshop Calendar 2024 (Payroll-NHS-Community) inc MaPS

  1. 'Money SOS' Free Train the Trainer Workshops (In Person)

Ian has designed a 'Train the Trainer' course with the help of a Mental Health Artist to highlight financial terms people understand the least to help people through the 'Cost of Living Crisis'.

With over 500 people trained so far, this is for community practitioners and staff at our payroll partner companies with Social Prescribers, Family Hubs, Food Networks, QED, Bradford Council as past delegates with great feedback.

The training will help you help your clients understand money better and signpost them to a savings habit at the credit union.

Topics covered are:

  1. APR and lending rates
  2. Avoiding PayDay Lenders and high cost credit
  3. The dangers of Loan Sharks
  4. How to use Contactless
  5. Overdrafts and Direct Debits
  6. Understanding your Credit Score
  7. What is the Bradford District Credit Union

Worksheet, Answer Sheet and Evaluation Form are all provided to do this training with clients.

Please contact Ian Brewer on ian.brewer@bdcu.co.uk to book your training day.

      2. Pension and Money Webinars with 'Money and Pension Service' (MAPS) for payroll partner companies (Webinars)

By working with national partners 'Money and Pensions Service', 'Mind in Bradford' and 'Stop Loan Shark Team' we bring you top speakers to help you get on top of your finances.

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and advice. Register now to secure your spot at the 'Talk Money Week - Pension & Money Webinar'!

Topics covers are:

  • Pensions (Money and Pensions Service)
  • Payroll Savings (Credit Union)
  • 'Money Helper' Financial Help (Money and Pension Service)
  • Money and Mental Health (Mind in Bradford)
  • Low cost lending (Stop Loan Shark Team)
  • Q&A session

Please click below for the training calendar for 2024 that are open to all payroll and community partners