Description: Umbrella group for Credit Unions
What is good: Cooperative principles applied to personal lending
HQ Location and Country: UK
Operation locations: Throughout UK

Credit unions offer an alternative to borrowing from, or saving with national banks. 

How it shows

Help & Resources; For the individual many Credit unions are willing to offer loans to members even when they have been turned down by banks.

Characteristics

Good process; Credit unions are owned and democratically controlled by their members and offer a range of financial services including loans and savings accounts.