Who we are
Established in 1862 as the City of Glasgow Friendly Society, the name Scottish Friendly Assurance was adopted in 1992. We’re looking after assets worth more than £4.5 billion and have over 814,000 members (as at 26/04/23).
How we operate
Today Scottish Friendly operates as a financial services group offering a wide range of financial products and services. We're based in Glasgow and our staff and management team are dedicated to providing the best in customer service.
From modest beginnings in 1862 to Scottish Friendly as we are known today, we've grown substantially over the years. Explore our history with a timeline of the past 160 years.
Guide to mutuals
Since opening our doors in 1862, we’ve dedicated our efforts to making investing affordable for everyone.
We care about our people, our customers, societal issues and our role in supporting the community.
Proud to be a mutual
We’re owned and run for the benefit of our members - people like you!
We are proud of our achievements over the years and the awards we have won for our products and services.
Supporting the community
We care about our people, customers and our role in supporting the wider community.
Investing can seem like a tricky business, so if you have a few questions or aren't quite sure where to start, we have some useful guides to help get you started.