7 Mar 2014
Citizens Advice Scotland has warned consumers to beware the dangers of debt, as new figures show that spending on credit cards is on the rise.
Figures released by the the UK Cards Association show that spending on cards has increased by nearly 7 per cent across the UK over the year. (see appendix below)Spotlight:
5 Mar 2014
The CAB service across Aberdeenshire is seeing more people than ever before, as the recession and welfare cuts continue to hit local people hard
Cases have increased by 77% as debt and poverty continue, bureau managers have called for an 'army of volunteers' in response.Spotlight:
5 Mar 2014
Claims management companies have pocketed up to five billion pounds of UK consumers’ compensation for mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance – according to new analysis from the Citizens Advice service.
Citizens Advice Scotland and Citizens Advice (England & Wales) are publishing new research Wednesday 5th March showing how banks’ slow reaction to the mis-selling of PPI created a chance for claims firms to swoop in and take an estimated £5 billion of consumers’ compensation.Spotlight:
4 Mar 2014
CAS has responded Tuesday 4th March to separate reports from U-switch and the Office of National Statistics (ONS) which show that Scots are paying more than ever for their energy, while the energy companies’ are offering consistently poor customer services.Spotlight: