21 Jan 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed today’s report from the Social Renewal Advisory Board, and has urged the Scottish Government to work towards some of its key recommendations.
20 Jan 2021
by Aoife Deery, CAS policy officer.
This article was first published in the Herald on 20 January 2020.Spotlight:
17 Jan 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called on the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, to retain the £20 increase in Universal Credit ahead of a Westminster debate tomorrow (Monday).
13 Jan 2021
by Michael O'Brien, CAS policy officer.
This column was first published in the Herald on 13 January 2020.
11 Jan 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to ‘save your energy’ as the charity launches its Big Energy Saving Month 2021 campaign.
7 Jan 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed confirmation from the First Minister that the Scottish Government intend to extend the current ban on most evictions until at least the 31st March 2021, but warned further support is needed for tenants to keep their homes beyond that date.
6 Jan 2021
by Debbie Horne, CAS Senior Policy officer (Social Justice).
This column was first published in the Herald on 6 January.Spotlight:
4 Jan 2021
Working people in Scotland will face an income shock if the £20 increase to Universal Credit is not made permanent, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) warned today.
2 Jan 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland is warning of a council tax debt ‘explosion’ as the impact of the pandemic makes a bad situation even worse in 2021 as clients have racked up millions in arrears.
30 Dec 2020
by Emma Ash, CAS policy officer (Fair Markets team)
This article was first published in the Herald on 30 December 2020.Spotlight:
30 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for greater investment in energy efficiency measures as demand for online advice soared as the weather turned cold.Spotlight:
28 Dec 2020
Growing numbers of people sought immigration advice from Scotland's Citizens Advice network towards the end of the year, new data shows.Spotlight:
26 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has published its summary of advice issued for the last financial year.
23 Dec 2020
by Jonathan Watt, CAS Programme manager.
This article was first published in the Herald on 23 December 2020.Spotlight:
16 Dec 2020
by Sarah-Jayne Dunn, CAS Policy Manager, Financial Health.
This article first appeared in the Herald on 16 December 2020.
14 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the publication of the UK government’s Energy White Paper, which details plans for what the government describes as a fair and affordable transition to lower carbon power production, heating, industry and transportation.
9 Dec 2020
by Derek Mitchell, Chief Executive of CAS.
This article first appeared in the Herald on 9 December.
8 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement that the Water Charges Reduction Scheme is to be increased from 25% to 35% reduction for those who are eligible.
7 Dec 2020
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland unlocked a staggering £170 million for people in financial year 2019/20, annual figures show.
1 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for action as new figures show over 600,000 homes in Scotland are in fuel poverty.