Capital Credit Union

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Capital Credit Union (CCU) has appointed Colin Thomson to the newly created position of head of growth marketing. This appointment comes during a period of record-breaking growth for the Edinburgh-based ethical financial services organisation, which has seen its lending exceed £25 million for

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Edinburgh-based ethical financial institution Capital Credit Union (CCU) has announced that its loan book has exceeded £25 million for the first time in its 35-year history. The union has posted its half year results and revealed its loan book is up 25% on the same period last year, to stand a

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Capital Credit Union (CCU) has just recorded its highest ever month of lending in its 35-year history. The Edinburgh-based ethical lender issued almost £1.1 million of loans in February, an increase of 36% on the same month last year.

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Marlene Shiels, chief executive of Edinburgh based Capital Credit Union, has been appointed to the Money and Pensions Services (MaPS) board. She took up the non-executive role from yesterday.

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Edinburgh-based Capital Credit Union has appointed Samantha Homer as its new director of finance & compliance. Ms Homer joins the organisation having returned from an eight-year spell in Bermuda, where she held senior roles with AIG. Ms Homer previously qualified as chartered accountant with Edi

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Edinburgh-based Capital Credit Union is set to become the first credit union in Scotland to launch a green loan. The organisation is to offer its new product – to be launched on Monday 11 October - in conjunction with a tree-planting initiative in the Highlands, in a move it expects to prove e

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Capital Credit Union has scooped the top prize in a prestigious UK-wide consumer awards scheme. The Edinburgh-based organisation was voted Best Credit Union (North) in the Consumer Credit Awards run by independent review group, Smart Money People.

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Capital Credit Union is calling on the Scottish Government to appoint a financial wellbeing Tsar as part of a package of measures to help in the recovery from the Covid pandemic. The Edinburgh-based organisation says a three-pronged approach between credit unions, government and employers is needed

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Marlene Shiels, chief executive of Edinburgh-based Capital Credit Union, has said that member-led organisations can play a vital role in helping millions across the country become financially resilient as lockdown ends. Ms Shiels says she fears a tidal wave of personal debt is looming with so much e

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Edinburgh-based Capital Credit Union has been inundated with hundreds of enquiries after launching an online tool to help people with benefits claims. The credit union launched its benefits calculator after being swamped with calls from members unsure about what they were entitled to claim during th

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