Scottish Friendly

Bank of England holds interest rate

Despite anticipations of a rate cut, the Bank of England has not cut its interest rates, holding the rate at 0.75%.

Published 30 January 2020

Festive trading in Scotland fails to muster cheer

Retail sales over the two months of November and December, outside of the Black Friday distortions, decreased by 0.9% according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) - KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor.

Published 15 January 2020

Scottish Friendly hires Scott McNeill as head of finance and insurance risk

Scottish Friendly has appointed Scott McNeill as head of finance and insurance risk.

Published 18 December 2019

Scottish Friendly: Shoppers to increase Black Friday spending despite being more cautious

UK shoppers plan to increase their spending on Black Friday this year despite being more cautious than 12 months ago, new research from Scottish Friendly has revealed.

Published 28 November 2019

Scottish Friendly doubles assets under management after acquiring life and pensions book from Canada Life

Scottish Friendly has announced a "substantial" acquisition of life and pensions policies from Canada Life, increasing the financial mutual's assets under management by £2.4 billion to over £5bn.

Published 6 November 2019

Kirsty Polley appointed as head of client services for Scottish Friendly

Scottish Friendly has announced that it has hired Kirsty Polley as the new head of client services.

Published 24 September 2019

Scottish Friendly appoints Genevieve Humphreys as new chief risk officer

Scottish Friendly, Scotland’s largest financial mutual, has appointed Genevieve Humphreys as its new chief risk officer.

Published 28 August 2019

Scottish Friendly: Savers suffering from 'investophobia'

Published 16 July 2018