Update on COVID-19 stakeholder activity

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

As previously reported, we are part of a stakeholder group, chaired by the Dept. of Finance and meeting weekly. This is a quick email is to keep you updated on a number of representation issues and topics in discussion following the Government’s decision to allocate credit unions as essential retail outlets, and resulting in credit union staff being deemed essential workers to travel to and from the workplace.

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Member communication support for CEO’s

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Many thanks to all who joined the conference call this afternoon where Peter Mitchell, Business Talk, provided us with helpful advice, best practices and tips. Peter spoke of having key messages, express understanding, important factors around crisis communications, what to do next, how to deal with worries and threats, and finally how to perform in a local Radio Interview. The following is a summary of the points covered by Peter:

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Update for CUDA Owners 24th March 2020 – COVID19 Indicative List of Essential Retail Outlets

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Following the Taoiseach’s announcement this afternoon, please click here to see the list of essential retail outlets.

As you are aware there has been considerable discussion on the status of Credit unions, we can now confirm we are considered an essential retail outlets, which must implement social distancing measures.

We will update you when further information is available as to how this gets implemented.

Regards for now, Kevin