Common Bond Qualifications for Membership

Who Can Become A Member of Voyager Alliance?

a) an individual who follows an occupation in the following ‘Minor’ Groups of the Office of National Statistics’ Standard Occupational Classification:

i) 821 Road transport drivers
ii) 823 Other drivers and transport operatives
iii) 116 Managers and directors in transport and logistics

b) a body corporate, an individual in his/her capacity as a partner in a partnership, an individual in his/her capacity as an officer or member of the governing body of an unincorporated association, if the principal business of the body corporate, partnership or unincorporated association:

i) requires it to employ or otherwise engage persons who follow the above occupation
ii) relates to the above occupation in the following way:

- is a social club whose members follow the above occupations
- is a retirement fund with members in the above occupations
- provides trade union services to members in the above occupations

c) an individual employed by the following employers:

i) Manchester Airport Group
ii) Peel Holdings Airport division
iii) the Department for Work and Pensions
iv) Jaguar Land Rover
v) VOITH
vi) Johnsons Switchgear
vii) Association of British Credit Unions Limited
viii) Or the successor companies of the above

d) a body corporate, an individual in his/her capacity as a partner in a partnership, an individual in his/her capacity as an officer or a member of the governing body of an unincorporated association, if the body corporate, partnership or unincorporated association:

i) is one of the above employers (or their successor subsidiaries)
ii) provides services to one of the above employers
iii) is related to one of the employers in the following way:

- is a social club whose members are employed by one of the above employers
- is a retirement fund with members who are employed by one of the above employers
- provides trade union services to the above employers

e) an individual associated with the individuals in a) by virtue of:

i) receiving a pension as a result of following the same occupation as those individuals
ii) providing the maintenance of vehicles for those individuals
iii) providing contracted support, ancillary, social and welfare or trade union services to those individuals

f) an individual who is a member of the following bona fide organisation:

i) Unite Trade Union
ii) GMB Trade Union
iii) UNISON
iv) RMT
v) ASLEF
vi) USDAW
vii) PCS Trade Union

g) an individual who is a member of the same household as, and is a relative of, an individual who is a member of the credit union and falls directly into a common bond specified above.