The Credit Union difference

Suzie Chetri, director of legal and compliance for Alcumus Group is one of a growing band of professionals who was offered a financial lifeline by a credit union. Suzie, who is originally from Neath and a graduate of Cardiff University, found herself in mounting debt as a young solicitor. “As a student from a working-class background, I financed myself through university,” Suzie explained. ... [More]

Cambrian Savings & Loans helps mum get back in the driving seat

A mother from Blaenau Ffestiniog is warning people to take care when buying a car through credit after her own purchase went disastrously wrong.   Vickie Harris bought a car on finance for £6,500 so she could travel to work, but when it burst into flames she was left paying back the loan even when she didn’t have a vehicle.   The mother-of-two, who originally comes from ... [More]

Reducing the risks workshop for trustees

In an increasingly litigious world, one Gwynedd community project is helping trustees navigate their way through their legal responsibilities. Liability and trustee indemnity will be just two of the topics covered during an insurance workshop next month organised by Business Supporting Communities (B2C), funded by the Big Lottery and delivered by both Wales' six County Voluntary Councils. ... [More]