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About us

Who are we?

Serve and Protect CU is a free benefit available to employees in the Police, Prison, Military, Fire and Health services, as well as their family members. We are passionate about improving the financial resilience of those who serve and protect, helping them to save regularly but also being there for them if they need to borrow throughout their career.

With over 34,000 members, we recognise the important role our members play within society and the day-to-day challenges faced protecting our nation. In order to play our part, we help our members prepare for their financial future – so they are ready to respond to any financial challenges they may face throughout their career.

Protected

Your savings are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme up to £85,000

Regulated

Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority regulated regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority

Trusted

Our members rate us as ‘Excellent’ on Feefo, having received over 1,000 5-star reviews

About us

Who are we?

Serve and Protect CU is a free benefit available to employees in the Police, Prison, Military, Fire and Health services, as well as their family members. We are passionate about improving the financial resilience of those who serve and protect, helping them to save regularly but also being there for them if they need to borrow throughout their career.

With over 34,000 members, we recognise the important role our members play within society and the day-to-day challenges faced protecting our nation. In order to play our part, we help our members prepare for their financial future – so they are ready to respond to any financial challenges they may face throughout their career.

Protected

Your savings are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme up to £85,000

Regulated

Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority regulated regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority

Trusted

Our members rate us as ‘Excellent’ on Feefo, having received over 1,000 5-star reviews

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Our story

  • 2020

    Serve and Protect CU launches, then later in the year in response to the Covid-19 crisis Fire CU and Health CU are launched.

  • 2019

    Military CU and Prison CU launch as we develop tailored brands dedicated for each market we serve.

    2019

  • 2015

    Ministry of Defence work alongside Police CU to provide a credit union service to Service Personnel, Veterans and their family members.

  • 2012

    Welcomed the Prison Service

    2012

  • 2003

    Founded as Police CU

What we’ve been up to

Articles, updates, news and more, find all the latest from Serve and Protect CU.

PrizeSaver Results: June 2021

Following our last update, we are delighted to announce the winners of the Prizesaver draw for the month of June 2021. 

What are buy now pay later purchases?

BNPL is often used to purchase things that might not fit within your budget. However, its important to remember that with any financial commitment, there can be risks if the buyer is not careful.

We have launched our first TV Ad

We’re thrilled to reveal that our first TV ad has launched today - with the hope of encouraging more people to become members of the credit union.

Lottery Results: April 2021

Following the last update on the results of The Friends of Police Credit Union Lottery, we are pleased to announce the draw covering the month of April 2021.

Anisha’s Story

"Thanks to the credit union, we had enough funds for both our renovated home and a wedding."

Financial Wellbeing vs Financial Resilience

The term financial resilience is often confused with financial wellbeing. Knowing the difference can help you to avoid future money problems.

PrizeSaver Results: May 2021

Following our last update, we are delighted to announce the winners of the Prizesaver draw for the month of May 2021. 

Nilla’s Story

“I’m a single mom and my son is not with me at the moment..."

Jeff’s Story

"I find it difficult to save up money even though I know it’s important..."

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Join the Serve and Protect Family

In three simple steps

Step 1

Download our app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store by searching ‘Serve and Protect CU’.

Step 2

Complete our simple joining form in under 10 minutes. You can also join to save and borrow in just one form!

Step 3

Once you receive your membership number, register for our online banking so you can manage your money on the go.

Get started

Download the app!

Download our app on iOS or Android and join tens of thousands like you.

Or if you would prefer to join us on our website, click here.

Get started

Download the app!

Download our app on iOS or Android and join tens of thousands like you.

Or if you would prefer to join us on our website, click here.