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  1. 4 Mar 2020

    If you’re currently getting Healthy Start vouchers and you live in Scotland, these will stop on 31 March 2020.

  2. 3 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the publication today of the Heat Networks Bill by the Scottish Government as a step in reducing carbon emissions and creating oversight of the previously-unregulated network of communal heating systems.

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  3. 3 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today calling for a government review into the falling numbers of households claiming Council Tax Reduction, as new figures show the number of claims has fallen again.

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  4. 2 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have launched their biggest campaign of the year so far, encouraging people to check if they are eligible to save on council tax.

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  5. 2 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland is today launching a new campaign to help people who are struggling to pay their Council Tax bills.

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  6. 26 Feb 2020

    by Dr Jamie Stewart, Strategic Lead for Markets, Citizens Advice Scotland

    This column first appeared in the Herald on 26 February 2020.

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  7. 26 Feb 2020

    Fairer prices, clear and accurate billing and better support for people in vulnerable situations are at the heart of Citizen Advice Scotland’s (CAS) priorities for the energy market in Scotland, outlined today.

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  8. 21 Feb 2020

    By Rory Mair CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland

    This column first appeared in the Herald on 21 February 2020.

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  9. 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).

  10. 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.

  11. 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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  12. 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.

  13. 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:

  14. 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. 

  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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. 

  19. 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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  20. 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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