The Association of British Credit Unions Ltd (ABCUL) is the main trade association for credit unions in Britain. ABCUL represents around 70% of credit unions who in turn provide services to 85% of the British credit union membership. It prides itself in its vision of credit unions becoming the primary source of affordable, high quality and ethical financial services for the people of Great Britain. ABCUL has the mission to be the principal, democratically-governed representative body of the credit union movement in Great Britain and provides credit unions with the leadership, services and assistance they require to meet the financial needs and aspirations of the people of this country.