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  1. 18 Feb 2020

    UK government statistics published today show that benefit claimants are getting less money in real terms than they were when Universal Credit (UC) was introduced in 2013, according to calculations made by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

  2. 17 Feb 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is urging the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to use his first budget next month to make key changes to Universal Credit, in order to offer more support for people who are in work.

  3. 12 Feb 2020

    A major new report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed the state of the energy market in Scotland.

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  4. 11 Feb 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to new statistics published today by the Scottish Government about the Best Start Grant, which is aimed at helping families on low incomes.

  5. 10 Feb 2020

    Responding to confirmation today that benefits are set to be uprated in line with inflation, CAS Social Justice Policy Manager Nina Ballantyne said:

  6. 3 Feb 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed reports that the full rollout of Universal Credit is to be delayed until 2024,but is warning that the delay must be used to fix problems in the system. 

  7. 2 Feb 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of more support for people facing funeral poverty.

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  8. 30 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland is today publishing a new guide for how organisations can take the public with them when planning new building developments or other activities.

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  9. 29 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed news that Ofgem is making energy giant Ovo pay a settlement package of £8.9m for failing to bill its customers correctly. 

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  10. 28 Jan 2020

    Applications for crisis grants from the Scottish Welfare Fund are soaring, with a 16 per cent increase compared to last year, official statistics show. 

  11. 27 Jan 2020

    The UK and the European Union (EU) have reached an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, a process known as Brexit. This means that the UK will leave the EU with a deal at 11pm GMT on Friday 31 January 2020.

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  12. 25 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling on people who rely on electricity to heat their homes to seek advice on how they can save on their energy bills as new figures show a jump in the number of electric-only households in fuel poverty.

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  13. 25 Jan 2020

    by Dr Jamie Stewart, CAS Head of Fair Markets policy

    This opinion column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 25 January 2020.

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  14. 22 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has urged credit card providers to show sensitivity and flexibility towards customers in persistent debt as new rules begin to come into force this month which allow them to impose sanctions.

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  15. 21 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to seek advice on energy issues, with over half a million homes in Scotland in fuel poverty.

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  16. 20 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today (Monday) launching Big Energy Saving Week, revealing that the Citizens Advice network helped people save more than £200 on their energy bills on average last year.

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  17. 13 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has responded to the Scottish Government's publication of the first statistics related to the recently-introduced Young Carer Grant.

  18. 13 Jan 2020

    The Scottish Government is increasing the amount of free early learning and childcare from August 2020.

  19. 13 Jan 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS Financial Health spokesperson

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  20. 9 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today (Thursday) calling for a ‘fundamental overhaul’ of Universal Credit.

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