Helping you make the most of lockdown measures easing.

 

Lifting Lockdown Loan is a COVID-19 specific product and is available until the 30th September 2020. This temporary product has been introduced to allow our members to make the most of lockdown measures easing.

 

You can borrow between £500 to £2,500 at an interest rate of 5.1% APR. Available for a limited time only!

 

This product cannot be topped up and must be paid back over 1 to 5 years. To help you work out repayments that suit you please use our loan calculator. For more information on this product see ‘Features and Eligibility’ and please read all the terms and conditions BEFORE applying. To apply for a Lifting Lockdown Loan online, log into the members’ area, click apply for loan; request a security code – and fill in the application form.

  • Enjoy an interest rate of just 5.1% APR.
  • Borrow between £500 to £2,500. 
  • Add to your savings while repaying the loan.
  • No early repayment fee for settling the loan.
  • Your family is protected by our loan protection policy.

How much will my loan cost?

Product Features

 

  • Low interest rate of just 5.1% APR.
  • Borrow up to £2,500.
  • Choose your preferred loan term or repayment amount (1 to 5 years).
  • Pay off your loan early without any penalty fees.

 

Eligibility

 

  • To be eligible to apply for a Lifting Lockdown Loan, the balance in your Regular Savings Account must at least equal the cost of one monthly loan repayment of your total borrowing PLUS £5 (which is the minimum shareholding).
  • New members can apply for first loan after just one monthly or four weekly payments to their savings account.
  • You cannot apply for a top up Loan.
  • Members must not be Bankrupt, entered into a Trust Deed, DAS, IVA or DRO, and must meet the eligibility criteria to repay the loan.

General Information

 

The Lockdown Lifting Loan is for members who need to apply for more than their current savings, from £500 up to £2,500.

 

While repaying such a loan you are required to maintain a sum at least equivalent to one month’s loan repayments PLUS £5 in your Regular Savings Account – AND continue saving a minimum of £10 per month. Applicants must be a UK resident and at least 18 years old.

 

Our handy online loan calculator tool gives lets you check rates out for yourself. Simply slide to the amount you intend to borrow, and how long you want the loan to run, and you can easily try out various repayment scenarios. This facility can also be used to check out credit union rates against other lenders. Remember to include any existing borrowing to find your total repayments.

 

You will not be able to top up this loan at any point during the term of your loan.

 

To apply for the Lockdown Lifting Loan online, log in as a member and then just select the relevant link from the online application section. Alternatively, to find out more, call our offices now on 0141 445 0022.

 

Charges

 

We do not charge any administration fees for accessing our loans. We do not charge for re-paying your loan early.

 

Interest

 

Interest is fixed throughout the duration of your loan agreement. Interest is calculated daily and in arrears, then charged to your loan account monthly. Interest is calculated on a decreasing balance. The current rate for the Lifting Lockdown Loan is 5.1% APR.

Repayment Information

 

Loan Repayments are taken from your savings account on the 1st of each calendar month. Your first loan repayment will be deducted on the 1st of the month following the loan completion date. Loan repayments cannot be deferred, and repayment holidays are not permitted.

 

Loan Protection

 

Loan Protection is a free safeguard offered by the NHS Credit Union. Your loved ones can be secure in the knowledge that your NHS Credit Union debt (up to a maximum of £15,000) can be paid off, giving them peace of mind at a difficult and uncertain time.

 

Loan Protection is provided as a member benefit by the NHS Credit Union. It is free to every member, subject to the terms and conditions. However, it should be remembered that the terms of this free member benefit may change from time to time. The applicable rates / amounts covered are those prevalent at the date of death.

 

With effect from 1st June, 2015, the relevant details are:

 

Age when loan taken out – 18-79

 

Loan Term Limit – 5 Years

 

Limit – £15,000

 

NB: Individual members do NOT have an insurance policy – they share in a free benefit offered by the credit union.

To apply for a Lifting Lockdown Loan online, log in HERE to the member area. Click “Apply for Loan”; request a security code to your mobile or email address – and use the dropdown to select Alternatively, to find out more, call our offices now on 0141 445 0022.

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