Financial mutual Scottish Friendly has appointed Stephen Percival as its new interim finance director.
Published 6 October 2021
Financial mutual Scottish Friendly has announced the appointment of Mark Laidlaw and Stephen McGee as non-executive directors.
Published 16 September 2021
Scotland’s onshore GDP grew by 0.9% in June, according to statistics announced by Scotland's chief statistician.
Published 26 August 2021
Scottish Friendly: Cost of living could be 'significantly higher' by the end of 2021 as inflation rises
The cost of living in the UK could be “significantly” higher by the end of 2021 as inflation continues to rise while remedies remain unlikely, according to Kevin Brown, a spokesman for Scottish Friendly.
Published 13 August 2021
Scottish Friendly: Nearly half of grandparents investing for their grandkids increased contributions over past year
Nearly half (47%) of all grandparents investing for their grandchildren have increased their contributions over the last 12 months, new research from Scottish Friendly reveals.
Published 15 July 2021
The Bank of England (BoE) has forecast that annual inflation would likely surpass 3% for a "temporary period".
Published 25 June 2021
More than a third of parents (34%) are using current accounts that pay almost zero interest to save for their children’s future, new research from financial mutual Scottish Friendly has revealed.
Published 2 June 2021
UK retail sales volumes rose 9.2% month-on-month in April, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Published 21 May 2021
Consumer price inflation more than doubled in April to a 13-month high of 1.5%, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Published 19 May 2021
Scottish Friendly, Scotland’s largest financial mutual, has announced that sales of its investment ISAs reached a record high in 2020 despite it being one of the most turbulent years in the company’s 160-year history.
Published 29 April 2021
Scottish Friendly: Nearly two in five Brits plan to save a higher share of their income after the pandemic
Nearly two in five (39%) British adults, equivalent to 20 million people, plan to save a higher share of their income after the pandemic than they did before, including 17% who plan to save significantly more.
Published 26 April 2021
Consumer price inflation rose to 0.7% in March from a three-month low of 0.4% in February, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Published 22 April 2021
Tributes have been paid to Scottish Friendly's chief executive Jim Galbraith who has passed away.
Published 9 April 2021
The Bank of England (BoE) has held interest rates at a record low of 0.1%.
Published 19 March 2021
Scottish Friendly: Release of lockdown savings could lead to an extra £50bn of consumer spending in 2021
A release of lockdown savings built up by households over the past 12 months is set to lead to an increase of more than £50bn in consumer spending this year, according to new analysis by Scottish Friendly and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr).
Published 17 March 2021