Members eNewsletter December 2022 edition

Merry Christmas from Thamesbank Credit Union

Our chair and Deputy-chair, Mukesh Malhotra and Paul Oppe respectively, share an end-of-year message with highlights of Thamesbank Credit Union from 2022.

Dear members and your families,

On behalf of the Board of Thamesbank Credit Union, we would like to wish all our members, friends and followers the very best for the festive season and we look forward to providing fair and affordable financial services to many more people in 2023…

You can read the full message here.

Financial exclusion workshop with a £20 thank you for taking part: 24 January 2023

Financial exclusion workshop with a £20 thank you for taking part: 24 January 2023
The Finance Innovation Lab are looking for people who have struggled to access important financial services, this could mean:

  • You’ve been declined for a loan
  • You’ve used payday loans or unlicensed lenders when you’ve needed to borrow money (an unlicensed lender could be, for example, a friend or acquaintance, someone known in your area for lending money, or a loan shark)
  • You’ve not been able to open a bank account
  • You have a poor credit rating
  • They are offering £20 payment to people to take part. If you are interested in participating, please complete the registration form. Places are limited so apply today.

Disclaimer: Thamesbank Credit Union is sending this message on behalf of the Stop Loans Shark and The Finance Innovation Lab teams. If you have any queries related to this workshop, please contact Sam and Kay:

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Members’ noticeboard

Christmas opening hours and application deadlines

The office will be closed from midday on Friday 23 December and reopen on Tuesday 03 January 2023. Any payments that come in during this time will be paid from Tuesday 03 January.

Latest date for guaranteed loan decision is Friday 16 December 2022.

Latest date for guaranteed savings withdrawal Thursday 22 December 2022.

Xmas club money was paid out on Friday 18 December 2022.

Recruiting for board members

We are always interested to hear from individuals who would like to help govern and shape Thamesbank and be part of the Board for Non-Executive Directors.

If you live or work in the areas of: Ealing, Hounslow, Richmond, Kingston, Wandsworth or Spelthorne, we’d be especially interested to hear from you as we look to build our community presence.

Find out more about how to apply from our website.