1881 - The Scottish Life Assurance Company Ltd was set up by:
They were paid £300 a year and clerks were paid £30.
1918 - The company was now well established. Many employees were called up to the 1st world war, leaving positions vacant. Women were employed for the first time.
Post war recovery allowed Scottish Life to 'proudly claim that it never failed to declare a bonus, even in the years of war'.
1945 - Business started to rapidly expand.
1967 - Scottish Life became a mutual.
2001 - Scottish Life transferred its business to The Royal London Mutual Insurance Society.
2013 - Scottish Life post record new business figures.
2014 - Scottish Life rebranded to Royal London.
2015 - Bright Grey rebranded to Royal London.