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How to make the most out of virtual events

While we are still in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, all public events have been cancelled and we’re finding new ways of connecting with each other. Running or attending virtual events is a great way to reach a large audience while still following social distancing guidelines.
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How to make the most out of virtual events

Glasgow Credit Union chooses Soar

Soar has completed a deal with Glasgow Credit Union to provide its members with the latest banking technology as it aims to compete more effectively with traditional players in the financial services sector.
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Glasgow Credit Union chooses Soar

Digital Business Awards Finalists

It is the tenth year of these prestigious awards that recognise businesses large and small who succeed in seizing opportunities offered by digital technology and the internet. We are absolutely delighted that CU Soar has been announced as a finalist for the category Best Mobile App.
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Digital Business Awards Finalists

Ases & Gucs Business Case Competition: A millennial perspective on credit unions

Soar was recently invited to the University of Glasgow Business Case Competition and asked to provide the case for a group of talented students to compete in an all-day challenge.
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Ases & Gucs Business Case Competition: A millennial perspective on credit unions

Social Entrepreneur Nomination

We are delighted that our Founder and Executive Chairman, Andrew Duncan, has been nominated to be included in the Social Entrepreneur Index.
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Social Entrepreneur Nomination

Announcing Soar's Rebrand

Back in December, we decided that since 2019 was going to be a big year for Soar, that we would change our look to reflect our exciting evolution. We are continuing to develop our product and we want to develop alongside it, so we made a plan to make this happen. With the help of the award-winning creative brand agency, Made Brave, we embarked on a rebranding journey.
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Announcing Soar's Rebrand

Fintech in Credit Unions - why be digital first?

On Saturday 9th April 2019, our CEO joined a panel at ABCUL's Annual AGM & Conference in Manchester. The plenary session, hosted by Liz Barclay, was all about fintech for credit unions.
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Fintech in Credit Unions - why be digital first?

The credit union mindset: preparing for the future

Sometimes, we need to move out of our comfort zone to achieve the best results. Many in the credit union industry are looking to become more digitally aware and innovate with technology. This is promising for the sector, but all credit unions need to take notice and think about collectively evolving the movement.
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The credit union mindset: preparing for the future

Supporting #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close in the UK, we have taken some time out to reflect on what we do at Soar to support our staff’s mental wellbeing.
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Supporting #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

Announcement: Scottish Enterprise grants us £450,000 for Research & Development with visit from Kate Forbes MSP

The continuous development of our product is key for us to help the ethical banking sector and the £450,000 granted to us will go a long way in funding our product development. Our announcement was made even better with a visit from Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy Kate Forbes MSP.
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Announcement: Scottish Enterprise grants us £450,000 for Research & Development with visit from Kate Forbes MSP