Smartcash Junior Account

Help your kids learn how to manage their money, for children aged 8 – 16 years

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balance your finances ...

Credit card minimum payments or paying too much for other debts? Consolidating your debts could help get you back in control

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Time for a new car? ...

Borrow up to £8000 from your credit union

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Wish you were here? ...

A loan from credit union could make it happen!

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helping you plan for the future...

‘the future is bright’ when saving with Advance Credit Union

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Building work update 26th September

Our building work is nearly complete, so we should be getting a bit more back to normal. We now have a larger back office which will allow the credit union to continue growing and improve customer service. Thanks to Jericho Construction for all their work. If we aware of any further interruptions we will update our website, Facebook and Twitter so please follow us!

We are Recruiting – Compliance Manager

Advance Credit Union is looking to recruit a Compliance Manager (Flexible Hours – Up to 30 Hours per Month) to take the lead on strengthening our supervisory and compliance functions and make a significant difference to our growing credit union, which serves the communities of North Birmingham and Solihull.

We are looking for someone who is a fully or part qualified accountant/internal auditor with experience in internal audit, compliance, risk and process improvement. Ideally, you will have some knowledge of the banking or financial services sector.

Are you looking to give something back to your local community and work with a ‘not for profit’ organisation which is making a real difference through providing ethical financial services including credit at fair and reasonable interest rates as well as promote saving and good money management? Are you looking to work with a small team of staff and volunteers to share your knowledge and experience on audit and compliance activity to develop their skills and make a difference to our overall effectiveness of internal control systems, policies and procedures?

Applicants of all ages and backgrounds with the relevant experience are encouraged to apply.

The closing date for applications is 16 October 2017. Interviews for shortlisted applications will be held by arrangement with candidates.

 

Children staying in education after GCSEs? Tell the Child Benefit Office!

Are your children staying in education beyond 16 years? Then you must inform the Child Benefit Office every year. Child Benefit stops on 31 August after your child’s 16th birthday. Parents or carers can continue to receive child benefit If they continue within approved education or training, but you must tell the Child Benefit Office. You can notify them online, by post or phone 0300 200 3100.

Find our more on the Government website www.gov.uk/child-benefit-16-19