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Cyril Bennett – RIP

It is with deep regret to have to inform you of the untimely passing of our esteemed colleague Cyril Bennett, Head of Business Advice and Support Service (BASS).

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ILCU welcomes Personal Micro Credit Scheme Announcement

The ILCU welcomes the announcement that credit unions participating in the Personal Micro Credit Scheme will no longer have to pay transaction for access to the Household Budget scheme.  

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Unsolicited Calls offering Personal Loans for Christmas

An update regarding unsolicited phone calls offering personal loans which purport to be from the Irish League of Credit Unions. 

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ILCU Response to Central Bank's Feedback Statement on CP 125

The ILCU, on behalf of its affiliated credit unions, has long campaigned for a review of the long-term lending limits imposed on the credit union movement. 

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Credit Unions Win Best Customer Experience Award for Record-Breaking Fifth Consecutive Year

Credit unions have earned the number one spot for the best customer experience in Ireland for the fifth consecutive year. The achievement is a world first, with no other organisation across the globe claiming the top spot for five years running.

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ILCU survey finds significant increase in students skipping lectures to work

New, national ILCU research shows that more students are under financial pressure. A quarter (24%) say finance/debt is their biggest worry. Almost three quarters (74%) say they have to work during the college term to cope with costs.

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ILCU Survey Shows One Third of Northern Ireland Families in Debt over Back to School Costs

Over a third (37%) of Northern Ireland parents continue to get into debt covering the expense of back-to-school. The numbers in debt have remained steady since our survey last year.

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ILCU survey shows marked increase in numbers struggling with Back to School costs

More than three quarters of parents (78%) say the cost of Back to School is a financial burden. This is a significant increase on 67% in 2018.

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Study finds credit unions are most respected provider of financial services

Credit unions have been named the highest regarded organisations providing financial services in Ireland. 

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