Latest News

31 Jan 2024

Platinum Award

We’re so excited to share this news with you – we've won a Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award for our customer service in 2024!  

26 Jan 2024

January 2024 Newsletter

Click our link to read about our debt consolidation loans, up-and-coming AGM, and much more.

25 Jan 2024

1st Class and Local MSP

Thank you to MSP Claire Haughey for meeting our staff team in our new Rutherglen base office.

23 Oct 2023

October 2023 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter to find out more about our recent office move, our 1st Class Discount Club, Christmas Loans, and more.

20 Jul 2023

July Newsletter

In our latest newsletter members can read about our recent milestone of 10,000 members, Loan Agency of the Year Award, attending Civil Service Live, and a farewell to long-serving staff members. 

03 Jul 2023

10,000th Member Story

We were thrilled to be able to get in contact with our 10,000th member, a 31-year-old employee of HMRC.

27 Jun 2023

Co-op Fortnight Campaign Article

We recently teamed up with Cooperatives UK and Reach PLC to bring an article to their Business Live page highlighting 1st Class Credit Union for the UK-wide campaign, Co-op Fortnight.

Benefits Calculator

We are here to Help

Over 8 million UK households are missing £16 billion in benefits. We work in partnership with Inbest to help ensure that you receive all of the benefits that you’re entitled to.

The Benefits Calculator will help you to understand your entitlements to Universal Credit, Pension Credit, Child Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, and Help to Save.

If you make less than £60,000 a year, it's a good idea to see if you can get some extra help like benefits or discounts. By claiming these, you might get thousands more pounds a year, as well as help with paying your council tax, water and energy bills, and the costs of looking after your children.

To see if you can get this help, just answer four easy questions to quickly see how much more money you could get each month. After that, spend a few minutes giving us more details and you'll get a list of the benefits and discounts you might be able to get, along with instructions on how to claim them

Any information you enter into the calculator is 100% confidential and we don’t share it with anyone else.

Use Our Benefits Calculator