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  1. 7 Dec 2018

    Many working people in Scotland are routinely struggling to afford food, a new survey has found.

  2. 23 Nov 2018

    Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England and a member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee, today made a visit to West Lothian CAB, where he met with both clients and advisers to see some of the problems people are dealing with in today’s economy

  3. 20 Nov 2018

    Many households in Scotland are dealing with huge debts after signing up to a government-backed energy scheme only to be scammed by a rogue company.

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  4. 9 Nov 2018

    This new guide outlines what is known about the rights of EEA/EU citizens in Scotland now, during the transition period and after Brexit.

  5. Citizens Advice Scotland is taking part in National Consumer Week this year with our partner, Trading Standards Scotland. Launching on Cyber Monday (26th November), the theme of this year’s campaign will be online marketplaces.

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  6. 5 Nov 2018

    Will Aid is a scheme to have a will drawn up by a solicitor in exchange for a donation to charity. November is Will Aid month.

  7. 2 Nov 2018

    Citizens Advice advisers are to provide a new service aimed at giving Scots a ‘financial health check’ to see if they are eligible for additional support that they may not know about.

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  8. 29 Oct 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has said the funding announced for Universal Credit in today's budget will not be sufficient to solve the problems in the system.

  9. 18 Oct 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today published evidence showing that demand for advice on rent arrears increased by 47% between 2012 - 2017.

  10. 16 Oct 2018

    Glasgow Central CAB and the Mitchell Library have won the CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award for excellence and innovation.

  11. 11 Oct 2018

    11% of Scottish households are using electric heating, which is the most expensive form of domestic fuel – three times as costly as gas.

  12. 5 Oct 2018

    New research by Citizens Advice Scotland has revealed the challenges faced by those Scots who use oil to heat their homes.

  13. 1 Oct 2018

    On Monday the UK Government Secretary of State for Work and Pensions announced that her department will fund the Citizens Advice network in Scotland (alongside Citizens Advice England and Wales) to deliver a comprehensive, enhanced support service helping people to make a Universal Credit claim. 

  14. 26 Sep 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the announcement that the new benefits agency, Social Security Scotland, will deliver any face-to-face assessments for disability benefits.

  15. 4 Sep 2018

    The Scottish government today set out its new Programme for Government. Some key points relevant to the Citizens Advice network in Scotland and its clients are:

  16. 4 Sep 2018

    The Motherwell CAB will be moving to new premises from Monday 8 October 2018.

  17. 3 Sep 2018

    by Emma Grant McColm, CAS Energy spokesperson

    (This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 19 August 2018)

  18. 3 Sep 2018

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive

    (This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald on 26 August 2018)

  19. 31 Aug 2018

    The Inspector of Funeral today published her Annual Report. This is based on her initial engagement with funeral directors across Scotland, exploring focusing on: culture, ethos and confidence in management; conveyance and care of the deceased; understanding, recording and acting on the wishes of the deceased or bereaved; asset management; and audit of procedures, practice and record keeping .

  20. 29 Aug 2018

    The Scottish Government has announced the "qualifying date" for the first payments of the new Carer's Allowance (CA) Supplement to people getting Carer's Allowance by Social Security Scotland. 

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