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  1. 26 May 2015

    CAS has published the second edition of Snapshot which covers advice trends in Scotland during the third quarter of the 2014/15 financial year.

  2. 26 May 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the  Scottish Government's efforts to stop
    businesses exploiting workers on Zero Hours Contracts.

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  3. 18 May 2015

    The Fraser of Allander Institute (FoAI) has researched the economic benefits of CAB advice for every CAB member in Scotland. This evidence shows clearly how local CAB reduce costs at all levels of government and how they support jobs and put money back into the local and national economy.

  4. 11 May 2015

    An exciting opportunity has arisen with IPPR (Institute for Public Policy Research) as Director to work on establishing an office in Scotland (Edinburgh)

  5. 7 May 2015

    With the Fair Enough?  national campaign period now officially over, a Report Card has been produced by the CAS Community Action Team (CAT). It stands as both an update on the impact Fair Enough?  has so far had, and a thank you to bureaux across Scotland, more of whom undertook extra action than in any previous campaign, continuing an upward trend.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

  9. 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.  

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  10. 27 Mar 2015

    The introduction of fees for Employment Tribunals has stopped thousands of Scots from challenging rogue employers – according to new evidence from Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  11. 24 Mar 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has backed the call by the UK Parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee today (Tuesday) for a full independent review of benefit sanctions. 

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  12. 13 Mar 2015

    More than half of Scots who claim disability benefit will lose money in the latest shake-up to the benefits system, while many are experiencing great hardship and distress due to delays in the assessment process. That’s according to new evidence published today by Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  13. 10 Mar 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to today’s report by the Financial Conduct Authority, which shows that many Payday Lenders are failing to meet industry requirements on fair treatment of customers.

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  14. 9 Mar 2015

    Pension Wise will make use of Scotland’s full network of Citizens’ Advice Bureaux to deliver face-to-face guidance to the public.  The service will be co-ordinated and delivered by a dedicated group of bureaux, working across these locations, Citizens Advice Scotland has announced today. 

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  15. 24 Feb 2015

    The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has said today that payday lenders must improve the clarity of their products and actively help borrowers compare them with other lenders.

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  16. 23 Feb 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to consider the needs of consumers as their top priority when awarding its water supply contract.

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  17. 19 Feb 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland has given its reaction to the report by the Competition and Markets Authority into the energy markets.

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  18. 11 Feb 2015

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today welcomed steps by the Church of Scotland and others to set up credit unions as a low-interest alternative to payday loans and high street bank loans.

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  19. 5 Feb 2015

    The Scottish Government has announced an extra £20 million of funding for energy efficiency in the 2015/16 budget.

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  20. 5 Feb 2015

    Thousands of Scots face unfair working practices which leave them in desperate and miserable situations, according to new evidence from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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