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  1. 31 Aug 2015

     Will Relief Scotland is a scheme to have a will drawn up by a solicitor in exchange for a donation to charity.

  2. 26 Aug 2015

    Please let the information section at CAS know if you have any suggestions for new or improved information on AdviserNet or on the public advice website

  3. 21 Aug 2015

    Scotland’s workforce are caught in a cruel trap of low incomes and poor working conditions, according to new evidence published today (Friday) by Citizens Advice Scotland.

    In a report to the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Tourism committee, CAS reveals that the numbers of employment cases seen by Scottish CABs has risen by 12% in the last four years, and is now at its highest level ever. The most common cases include low pay, with-held wages, as well as unfair dismissal, bullying, exploitation, racism and discrimination.

  4. 19 Aug 2015

    Central Borders CAB, Peebles CAB and Roxburgh & Berwickshire CAB have launched a survival guide and pack to support people in the Borders faced with a crisis situation.

  5. 6 Aug 2015

    The minimum voting age for Scottish Parliament and local government elections in Scotland is being lowered from 18 years to 16 years from April 2016.

  6. 29 Jul 2015

    Following a consultation period and subsequent report, the final report and accompanying codes illustrating the recommendations for changes to the Consumer Codes has now been published here.

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  7. 24 Jul 2015

    The worst performing energy firms have failed to improve on poor complaint handling, according to energy complaints data from the Citizens Advice Service.

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  8. 20 Jul 2015

    People who are charged unfairly by private car parks have grounds for legal challenge - according to a new legal opinion obtained by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS), and published today.

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  9. 17 Jul 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has commented on the resignation of Martin Wheatley as head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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  10. 15 Jul 2015

    Thousands of consumers lose out every year to subscription traps online which pretend to be free product trials, typically slimming pills and beauty products, to dupe people out of their bank details.

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  11. 8 Jul 2015

    Scams Awareness Month kicked off last week hosted by Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau. The staff and volunteers at Nairn CAB pulled out all the stops with their outdoor event on the high street in Nairn.

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  12. 8 Jul 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the welfare cuts in today’s Budget will impact most sharply on those who are least able to cope, and that more people may be forced into poverty and foodbanks as a result.

  13. 7 Jul 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has called on energy suppliers to act now to reduce customers’ bills in light of the Competition and Markets Authority report on competition in the energy market

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  14. 2 Jul 2015

    Phone, online, postal or doorstep. The young, the old and the in-between. Scams come in all shapes and sizes, and affect everyone. Launching in Scotland on Thursday July 2nd, Scams Awareness Month 2015 (SAM 2015) is part of the fightback.

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  15. 2 Jul 2015

    Today sees the start of Scams Awareness Month 2015. The Scottish launch will take place in Nairn in conjunction with Nairn CAB, Police Scotland and Trading Standards. Find out more about SAM 2015 here.

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  16. 25 Jun 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a report by the Financial Conduct Authority that exposes the poor advice given by many fee-charging debt managers. 

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  17. 24 Jun 2015

    Families across Scotland are still struggling to afford a decent farewell for their loved ones, according to a new report published by Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  18. 22 Jun 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has expressed concern about the impact of further welfare cuts, following the Prime Minister’s speech today.

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  19. 18 Jun 2015

    The Welfare Reform Committee met last week following visits by committee members to citizens advice bureaux across Scotland. The purpose of the visits was to learn about the work of bureaux and what issues clients present with, by listening to their experiences and sitting in on welfare benefit advice sessions.

  20. 17 Jun 2015

    The Edinburgh Trusted Trader scheme is being launched today (17 June 2015) to residents in response to demand for a “go to” list of reputable businesses when people need work or repairs carried out on their homes.

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