Two Charity Bank borrowers have played a starring role in the BBC One programme, A Matter of Life and Debt, showing how an ethical loan can generate lasting, positive change for people and their communities.
For the eleventh year running Charity Bank has been awarded the top spot in the index of ethical banks and building societies, according to research carried out by The Ethical Company Organisation in 2017 and 2018.
Bradford Trident is based in one of the most deprived areas of West Yorkshire. It manages a range of community centres, halls and other venues – enabling community groups and local businesses to access affordable spaces for meetings and events.
Rebecca Fricker’s religious beliefs were the driving force behind her decision to start saving with Charity Bank. Rebecca, who lives in Essex with her husband and 12-year-old son, is a freelance law librarian and a Quaker.
Your money is covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Your eligible deposits with Charity Bank are currently protected up to a maximum of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), the UK's deposit guarantee scheme. Total balances above £85,000 are not protected.
For joint accounts each account holder is treated as having a claim in respect of their share so, for a joint account held by two eligible depositors, the maximum amount that could be claimed would be £85,000 each (making a total of £170,000).
Deposits from large companies and small local authorities are covered by the FSCS deposit protection from 30 January 2017 up to a maximum of £85,000.
Visit the FSCS website for more information or call the FSCS on 0800 678 1100 or 0207 741 4100.