Scottish Friendly renamed it’s building ‘Galbraith House’ in fond memory of our late CEO, Jim Galbraith.
We won ‘Best Junior ISA provider’ for the 3 year in a row at the Investment Life and Pensions Moneyfacts Awards 2021.
We completed the transfer of business from Canada Life. Assets under management more than double to over £5 billion.
Our new mobile app launched ensuring our customers can manage their My Plans investments whenever and wherever they are.
We completed the transfer of business from Marine & General Mutual. Assets under management more than double to over £2.5 billion.
Scottish Friendly won the Financial Services Company of the Year Award at the Scottish Business Awards.
We celebrated our 150-year anniversary and redesigned our logo.
Scottish Friendly takes over Scottish Legal Life, our biggest takeover to date.
Scottish Friendly begins the first of a highly successful string of business partnerships that will include Royal London, Phoenix, Smart Insurance and Golden Charter.
Scottish Friendly, in line with industry trends, closes down its direct sales force. Major restructuring of business.
Scottish Friendly begins sponsorship of children’s literacy project in conjunction with Scottish Book Trust.
Scottish Friendly website launched
Prior to commencing UK-wide marketing campaigns, City of Glasgow Friendly Society becomes Scottish Friendly Assurance, following takeover of business of a small friendly society.
City of Glasgow Friendly Society introduces its first computer.
We celebrated our 100-year anniversary.
City of Glasgow Friendly Society General Manager Tom Johnston is seconded into the UK War Cabinet.
Outbreak of First World War — City of Glasgow Friendly Society provides financial support to its members fighting in the fields.
City of Glasgow Friendly Society membership rises to 104,833.
From humble beginnings in Glasgow…
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 £5.3 billion and have over 745,000 members (as at 29/04/21).
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.
Here you can find our latest press releases and industry research along with details of how to contact our PR team and spokespeople.
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.
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