ABCUL the Association of British Credit Unions Ltd, one of the two main trade associations for credit unions in Britain. Most credit unions in Britain are affiliated to ABCUL. Study Groups can register with ABCUL to receive information and training resources on setting up as a credit union. We are registered with ABCUL as a study group.
Northern Money searchable database of credit unions in Cumbria with links to their websites and information on the DRAMA (Debt Rescue and Money Advice) project.
ACE - Access to Credit Unions for Everyone, the other main trade association for credit unions in Britain.
Youtube video about Carlisle and District Credit Union video explaining how Carlisle and District Credit Union formed from a study group like ours that set up in 2000
Commission for Rural Communities scroll down to Cumbrian Debt Rescue and Financial Advice for an interesting case study about Cumbria relating to operating a credit union in a rural area.
Financial Services Authority - this link to the organisation who regulate credit unions, is to the credit union section, which includes documents aimed at people running credit unions. Includes link to the part of the FSA handbook that applies to credit unions.
Money made clear - information from the Financial Service Authority about credit unions aimed at people who might want to save or borrow from credit unions.
Cumbria County Council- detailed information on credit unions in Cumbria