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About us

We’re proud to be one of the largest mutual life offices in the UK - and one that's been around for over 150 years.

Who is Scottish Friendly?

Established in 1862 as the City of Glasgow Friendly Society, the name Scottish Friendly Assurance was adopted in 1992. This followed the transfer of business from a Scottish-based mutual.

What is a mutual?

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.

Key team members

We’re looking after assets worth more than £5.3 billion and have over 745,000 members (as at 29/04/21)

Our latest financial results

What services does Scottish Friendly offer?

Scottish Friendly as a group consists of three main subsidiaries. Each offers a distinct range of products and services. These include:


Scottish Friendly Assurance Society Limited

Marketing and maintaining a range of life, savings and investment products.


Scottish Friendly Asset Managers Limited

Offers a range of investment products including ISAs, Junior ISA and OEICs, providing access to expert fund managers.


Scottish Friendly Insurance Services Limited

Provides back office support and bespoke insurance products to other financial service organisations.

Milestones and awards

As one of the largest mutual societies in the UK, we're proud of our achievements over the years. Here are just some of our milestone events and awards.

Read our latest news and press release or contact our PR team.

This year we are celebrating 20 years of supporting the Scottish Book Trust to promote literacy across the UK.

If you’re thinking about taking the next step in your career, then Scottish Friendly could be the place for you.

Manage your investments online

You can manage your Scottish Friendly products securely online with My Plans. If you need some help, or you're not sure where to start, we've got FAQs and tutorials to get you going.

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