Scottish Widows

Scottish Widows is a life insurance, pensions and investments business owned by the Lloyds Banking Group based in Edinburgh. 

Scottish Widows also offers savings accounts and mortgages.

The Lloyds Banking Group which include Lloyds Bank, Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Birmingham Midshires.

The company was established over 200 years ago in 1815, and it remains one of the best known brands in the life and pensions space.

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Gold ribbon: first place

Life insurance

Ranked 11th of 26 providers reviewed.

Claims score 93.12%
Complaints performance 88.58%
Transparency rating 42.56%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Autumn 2021

Savings accounts

Ranked 42nd of 49 providers reviewed.

Customer happiness 43.02%
Customer trust 50.58%
Complaints performance 84.62%
Transparency rating 50.95%
Fairer Finance score
Reviewed Spring 2022

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