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Who we are

The co-operative values on which we built the bank over 145 years ago still stand today. They are more than the foundations of the bank, they are what connect us together – colleagues, consumers, the businesses we bank, charities we support and the issues we stand for.

If you're responsible for the banking needs of a business or community organisation, you're already likely to have a pretty clear view of what you're looking for from your bank.

Bhupendra Mistry from Kamla Foundation


We pioneer banking that makes a positive difference to the lives of our customers and communities.

Our Vision

To be the efficient and financially sustainable UK retail and SME bank that's distinguished by co-operative values.

2020 Awards

Community directplus account is a five time winner of the Moneyfacts business best charity banking provider for 2016 to 2020

The Co-operative Bank has been voted the winner of the 2020 'Best Charity Banking Provider' award by Business Moneyfacts, for the fifth consecutive year.

Moneyfacts Best service from a Business bank four time winner 2016 to 2020

The Co-operative Bank has been highly commended in the 2020 'Best Service from a Business Bank' award by Business Moneyfacts.

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The Financial Services Compensation Scheme

The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). You may be entitled to compensation from the scheme if we cannot meet our obligations.

Find out more about the FSCS


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