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Credit Union

There are two credit unions available to DPF Members; No1 CopperPot Credit Union for members based across the UK, and the Scottish Police Credit Union for members in Scotland.

No1 CopperPot Credit Union

A Credit Union exclusively for the Police 

No1 CopperPot is a credit union exclusively for the Police family.  No1 CopperPot offer savings, loans and mortgages for Police Officers, PCSO's, Specials and all staff!

Credit Unions are not for profit so the available profits from each financial year are shared between its members, this credit union shares its profits exclusively with the Police family in the UK. 

Are you looking for somewhere to save?

You can join No1 CopperPot Credit Union by saving at least £5 each month into a Member Account. This is what starts your membership with the Credit Union and better yet, it is what receives a share of the Credit Union's available profits.

In 2016 the Credit Union members received a 1.4% dividend. For previous savings rate please click here.

Here are some of the key features of joining:

·       It is completely free to join, no hidden fees. 

·       You will receive your share of our available profits. 

·       Save between £5 and £1,000 per month.

·       Easy access to your savings.

·       Savings are covered by our Life Protection - click here for more information and T&C's. 

·       Full access to all of our savings, loans and mortgage products.

Click here to read about our savings

Are you looking to borrow?

You can apply for loans of up to £25,000 unsecured as soon as you join the Credit Union. You can borrow for a range of purposes including a new car, holiday, or even debt consolidation. As part of the ethos of being a credit union, we do things to help people, not to make a profit. We don't base our loan decisions on your credit score alone, we also base our decisions on the affordability of the loan.

Here's a quick overview of the loans that we offer:

·       Apply for loans as soon as you join the Credit Union. 

·       No representative loan rates - the rate you see IS the rate you get.

·       Loan calculator available on our website.

·       Loans are covered by our Life Protection - click here for more information and T&C's. 

·       Repay your loan at any time with no added cost, and no hidden fees.

Click here to read about our loans

For more information or to join please visit www.no1copperpot.com                                                 




Scottish Police Credit Union was formed by Police officers in 1989 to provide financial services to their colleagues and the wider Police family in Scotland.

Over the years we have grown to be one of the largest Credit Unions in the UK and we have managed to do that by offering:

  • A range of financial products to suit your needs
  • A personal, friendly and professional service
  • A flexible approach to dealing with your finances
  • An alternative, ethical, financial organisation

Providing you with the ability to save and access low cost borrowing should you need to, membership of Scottish Police Credit Union will help you to plan and manage your present and future financial commitments, safe in the knowledge that your money is securely invested with an ethical and responsible mutual organisation which is owned and run by its members solely for their benefit.

For more information on how to join and all of the products and services we offer please go to www.scottishpolicecu.co.uk or contact us on 0141 771 1314 where our friendly staff will be happy to help.

Authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority – FRN: 213597. Details can be found on www.fsa.org.uk Member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) – details can be found on www.fscs.org.uk