Read about the impact of the Scottish Citizens Advice service on the 310,000-plus clients who received help in 2015/16 and wider benefits of our work to the rest of society.
27 Oct 2016
Will Aid is a scheme to have a will drawn up by a solicitor in exchange for a donation to charity.
27 Oct 2016
Scotland’s Citizens Advice service gave 1 million pieces of advice last year, helping over 310,000 individuals – equivalent to over 1 in every 14 adults.
The service also put a total of £120m into the pockets of Scottish citizens, though improving their financial health by helping them to access benefits entitlements and manage debt effectively. This helped some to avoid crisis situations like poverty, debt and homelessness.
24 Oct 2016
The Scottish Rural Fuel Poverty Task Force has today published its final report, making recommendations to Government and other bodies for actions to address fuel poverty in rural Scotland.
19 Oct 2016
Author: Mark Patterson, CAS Policy Officer
One of my earliest recollections of experiencing unfairness was playing Monopoly as a child with my brother. When picking out our counters, I would always want to be the racing car - because what eight year old wants to be an old leather boot? My brother however, without exception, would claim the racing car as his own. When I would try to protest, he would remind me that he was the older brother. He got first choice.