Archived news from 2023
Fun and affordable events to get into the Christmas spirit
We thought we would help you out by digging out some fun and affordable Christmas activities happeni…
Three key things we learned from the 2023 Autumn Statement
Our thoughts on the 2023 Autumn Statement
Dos and don’ts of Black Friday
Our guide on Dos and Don'ts this Black Friday to get the most out of deals while spending smartly.
Scam call warning
Our members are being warned of potential scam calls claiming to be a third-party of our loan depart…
GWCU tops over £1.9m as Bond Offer closes
GWCU closes Bond offer after raising over £1.9m in investments!
Affordable Halloween DIY’s to do this half-term
Halloween-themed DIY costumes and projects to keep you and the little ones busy over half-term.
Halloween events during the October half-term
Our guide to some of the best Halloween events to attend during the upcoming October half-term.
The cost of living crisis and mortgage rates - how is it affecting the UK?
We explore the ongoing housing situation and mortgage rates during the cost of living crisis.
We're recruiting Member Services Advisers
We're recruiting Member Services Advisers that can provide excellent customer service
GWCU reopens Bond Offer to help financially secure South West
GWCU's Bond Offer reopens with a stretch target of £2m, match-funded by Fair4All Finance.
Our Stroud branch will be closing
Changes to face-to-face services as Stroud branch will be closing on 11 September 2023.
August 2023 bank holiday opening times
GWCU’s operating hours during the 2023 August bank holiday.
How the cost of living crisis has accelerated illegal money lending
We explore the recent rise of illegal money lending due to the cost of living crisis and what is bei…
GWCU closes successful Bond Offer with over £1.4m
Our Bond Offer has officially closed after raising over £1.4m with 215 investors!
Personal finances made easier with Chat-GPT
Helpful ways you can make Chat-GPT work for you when managing your personal finances.
Our Bond Offer is closing: A round-up of our achievements
We reflect on our achievements in the last three months and look beyond the success of our Bond Offe…
GWCU Social Impact recognised in NatWest SE100 list and awards
We have been named as one of the UK's top 100 social enterprises!
How employers can build workforce financial stability
James Berry, CEO, explores effects of the cost of living crisis on the workforce and how employers c…
5 affordable tips to stay cool this Summer
We have rounded up some tips to help you stay cool while the weather heats up
GWCU releases 2022 Social Impact Report
Cost of living crisis impacts thousands across South West, GWCU's 2022 Social Impact Report finds
GWCU shortlisted in Fintech Awards South West
GWCU & DWL's digital transformation recognised at upcoming Fintech Awards South West
GWCU smashes Bond Offer target in five weeks
We are thrilled to meet our Bond Offer target. Now, our ambition to go beyond our initial goal.
Is the wealth divide continuing to grow?
What we are doing for our community during the uncertain economic period.
GWCU nominated in 2023 Consumer Credit Awards
Vote for GWCU as 'Best Credit Union' (South) in 2023 Consumer Credit Awards.
Launch of our Bond Offer film
Check out our new Bond Offer film to find out how we plan to use the new investment.
Family-friendly events near you during the May bank holidays
A list of family-friendly events that are happening near you throughout the May bank holidays.
May bank holidays opening times 2023
GWCU’s operating hours during the 2023 May bank holidays.
GWCU's Bond Offer now live!
Investment will help make purpose-driven finance more accessible
How GWCU is set for growth
Read about how we are serving our communities and why we are well placed for significant growth over…
GWCU reveals growth and launches new 2023 plans at AGM
Find out about our last AGM where we outlined our growth and our future plans.
Saving for a rainy day when money is tight
Ideas to help you build a financial buffer for when the unexpected happens
Half-term survival guide
The perfect guide of activities and deals to help you survive half-term
Ideas to spark romance on Valentine's Day 2023
It is the season of love and we are here to help you out.
We're recruiting an Admin Co-ordinator
We're looking for a natural organiser and communicator to support the GWCU team