Pension Wise is a free and impartial service for those aged 55 and over to help people understand their pension choices. Face to face guidance is available through CAB service points across Scotland.
30 Apr 2015
CAS has submitted evidence to the Welfare Reform Committee's inquiry on women and welfare reform. This submission is based on a comprehensive analysis of client profile data from people who visited citizens advice bureaux in Scotland over a one month period (November 2014). It also based on evidence and case studies from bureaux which show the impact that different welfare reforms have had so far for people in Scotland.
14 Apr 2015
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the fine imposed on Clydesdale Bank by the FCA, for the bank's poor record on Payment Protection Insurance.
CAS spokesman Keith Dryburgh says:
10 Apr 2015
Following an increase in the number of clients coming into the CAB with problems accessing medical evidence to support benefit applications, reconsiderations and appeals, the Stirling Social Policy Team decided to research the issue further.
1 Apr 2015
Ayr Academy emerged victorious from this year’s Scottish Young Consumer Quiz Final, and will go on to represent Scotland in the UK final. The 2015 event, held at the Scottish Parliament, was the third Young Consumer competition in a row that Citizens Advice Scotland’s Community Action Team has supported. CAS CEO Margaret Lynch formally opened the competition, as well as handing out certificates and prizes to all participants at the end of proceedings.