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Who is Scottish Friendly

We are proud to be one of the largest mutual life offices in the UK. Established in 1862, we’re looking after assets worth more than £4.5 billion and have 814,000 members (as at 26/04/23).

Our people

Today Scottish Friendly operates as a financial services group offering a wide range of financial products and services. We're based in Glasgow with around 200 staff and management who are dedicated to providing the best in customer service.

Media centre

Here you can find our latest press releases, industry research and information about our PR and spokespeople along with downloadable images.

Community work

We care about our people, our customers, societal issues and our role in supporting our local and wider community, find out about the ways we help.

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.

Our history

From modest beginnings in 1862 as the City of Glasgow Friendly Society to Scottish Friendly how we are known today, we’ve grown substantially over the years. Explore our history with a timeline of the past 160 years.

Careers with Scottish Friendly

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

Helping families to save and invest for over 160 years

Learn more

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.

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