Our annual campaign is back! Throughout June we are working alongside the bureaux network and partners such as Police Scotland, Trading Standards Scotland and Age Scotland to educate consumers on the importance of recognising, reporting and discussing scams.
11 Jun 2018
Author - Rob Gowans, CAS Policy Officer
Last week the Work and Pensions Secretary made a written statement to Parliament on Universal Credit (UC) which marked some important evolutions in government policy. The key points relate to the transitional protection for clients who are moving from legacy benefits to UC.
Ministers have often said that these claimants will be protected from any drop in income by ‘transitional protection’. However CAS and CABs have recently been highlighting the losses already being suffered by clients as a result of changes of circumstances, which in full service areas means a move to UC.Spotlight:CAB tags:
11 Jun 2018
by CAS Chief Executive Derek Mitchell
This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald, 10/06/18.CAB tags:
7 Jun 2018
The Scottish Government's consultation on Local Governance.CAB tags:
4 Jun 2018
CAS Chief Executive Derek Mitchell on the launch of our Scams Awareness Month.
This column first appeared in the Sunday Herald online on 03 June 2018.Spotlight:CAB tags: