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Welcome to Scottish Friendly's news centre. We hope you'll find the resources here useful.

Press releases

Read our latest press releases for 2017 and news from previous years.

Award-winning author to teach tolerance through picture books


The Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour is to bring award-winning author and illustrator Ed Vere to schools in East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire and North Ayrshire from 23 to 27 October.

UK households curb spending on 'big ticket' items as wage growth stagnates, anxieties over debt remain and economic uncertainty reigns


The latest Disposable Income Index (DII) published today by ISA provider Scottish Friendly reveals that many Brits are curbing spending on ‘big ticket’ items as economic anxieties reign.