Update for CUDA Owner Members 21st March ’20

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Hello all,

Your credit union is a vital and essential service in your respective communities. For many members you are their only source of key services, such as access to credit, their income, their savings and payment services. Over the coming months you will continue to be a vital service in overcoming the impact of Covid-19 as members continue to need these key financial services.

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Update for CUDA Owner Member CEOs – re. premises

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Hello again,

Quick update on treatment of premises should a staff member display symptoms of Covid-19 virus and be obliged to self-isolate and/or be tested. We have spoken with HSE officials this am, who were extremely helpful and understanding, and they advise that the staff member effected is immediately sent home, or informed to stay at home, and follow the instructions for self-isolation or request a test as set out at www.hse.ie.

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Important Update for CUDA Owner Member CEOs

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Hello all,

We have just become aware of one credit union, in the South West, where a staff member is obliged to be tested for Covid-19 and this could force temporary closure of that office, for deep cleaning and a replacement front line team. This credit union is fortunate to have a branch network, and therefore the continuation of key services to members is maintained.

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Update for CUDA Owner Members

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Hello all,

We hope you are keeping well as you deal with this unprecedented challenge for everyone. We fully appreciate how difficult it is for you and your teams as you try to support concerned members. CUDA will continue to keep you updated and provide you with as much practical supports as we can. We have a good up-take with regard to the new web form and now have non owner member credit unions requesting access to it.

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Practical solutions to help your credit union cope with COVID-19

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Further to our email last Friday, the situation continues to develop rapidly and we are in unchartered territory. We do not know how long crisis measures will have to be in place and it is difficult to quantify the full financial impact these measures will have on credit union Members, the economy and indeed credit unions themselves. We are aware that you have received many calls from concerned members about their sudden loss of income and how they may be unable to meet some or all of their loan commitments.

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COVID-19 Update

By | COVID-19, News

CUDA, and our Member Credit Unions, are following the COVID-19 developments very closely. We continue to monitor the latest advice from the Government and from the HSE, and want you to know that we have plans in place to ensure members continue to be able to access the services they need.

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A message from CUDA [Update on COVID-19 virus related items]

By | COVID-19, Owner Members

Hello all,

Thank you for the many queries received as we all monitor carefully the impact of the COVID-19 virus, and it’s potential impact on the credit union business.

It is commendable the important and unprecedented measures that you are implementing to assist with the protection of members, staff and general public health. It is  essential to keep testing the elements of your business continuity plan.

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