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.
20 Jan 2017
New laws about publicly owned assets come into force from 23 January 2017. From this date a properly constituted community group has the right to apply to a public body to request a transfer of any land or buildings that it owns. This right comes from part 5 of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
19 Jan 2017
The Consumer Futures Unit of Citizens Advice Scotland has today welcomed the vision for a low carbon Scotland contained within the Scottish Government’s third draft Climate Change Plan, but states that consumers must be at the heart of the proposals and policies if it is to be achieved.
18 Jan 2017
The CFU has published a research report, SMEs awareness and experience of the water market in Scotland, prepared for the CFU by BMG Research.
The Research report focused on areas such as SMEs awareness of competition in the market, and their experience of switching between licensed providers. It also considered ways in which the market could be improved.
18 Jan 2017
As part of the funding to support bureaux in mitigating the impact of social security changes, we have worked with bureaux and commissioned research to understand the drivers of successful partnerships. This is an invitation to attend a workshop that explores this in more detail.