United Kingdom Credit Unions (UKCU) 30 Credit Union members Unity in Diversity founded in 2004–, previously called the Association of Independent Credit Unions (AICU) that broke
away from the NFCU in 1993. It has affiliates in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland www.ukcu.coop
UKCreditUnions Ltd (UKCU) is a co-operatively run, membership based national trade association for authorised
and registered credit unions, credit union steering groups, mutual aid societies and credit union support organisations.
UKCU has evolved from the Association of Independent Credit Unions (AICU). The AICU represented credit unions in England and Northern
In April 2004 UKCU was launched with a remit to offer its services to any credit union in the whole of the UK. Each member credit union of UKCU holds one share. Member credit unions are also asked to pay a quarterly affiliation fee based on
their share and loan assets.
Each year at the Annual General Meeting, individuals from our member credit unions can be nominated to stand for election onto the Committee of Management.