About Scottish Widows
The company has its origins in the Edinburgh of 1812. Its original objective was to set up a general fund for “securing provisions to widows, sisters and other females”.
It officially opened for business in 1815. It was well-known for providing financial support to the survivors and families of the Titanic disaster (1912) well into the late 1950s.
In 2009, Scottish Widows became part of the Lloyds Banking Group. Today it has around 6 million customers and employs around 3,000 people in the UK.
For your peace of mind, Scottish Widows is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).
Scottish Widows’ life insurance options
Scottish Widow’s product portfolio includes the following.