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Renewed hope for mutuality: credit unions

Sean O'Connell

in Credit and Community: Working-Class Debt in the UK since 1880

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199263318
eISBN:
9780191718793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263318.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the history of credit unions and their arrival in Britain during the 1960s. Initially championed as equitable alternatives to moneylenders and vehicles through which to renew ... More


Community finance: the emergence of credit unions in London

Paul A Jones and Michelle Howlin

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Inspired by a strong sense of social mission, credit unions in London, as elsewhere in Great Britain, have a long commitment to serving people on low-incomes. Recognised by the UK Government as key ... More


Mission

August Turak

in Business Secrets of the Trappist Monks: One CEO's Quest for Meaning and Authenticity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160629
eISBN:
9780231535229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160629.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

This chapter describes how we can apply service and selflessness to our secular organizations and even our personal lives with equally explosive results by making sure we have a high, overarching ... More


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