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  1. 22 Oct 2021

    Increasing numbers of people are missing energy bill payments because they have run out of money before pay day, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) reveals.

  2. 21 Oct 2021

    by Alastair Wilcox, senior policy officer (Energy).

    This column was first published in the Herald on 21 November 2021.

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  3. 18 Oct 2021

    Scottish Government has published a consultation on the regulation of legal services and CABs are invited to participate in the focus groups outlined in the attached.

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  4. 13 Oct 2021

    by Emma Ash, Senior policy officer (Water).

    This article was first published in the Herald on 13 October 2021.

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  5. 11 Oct 2021

    Thank you to all bureaux who signed up to support Big Energy Saving Winter this year. We reached out to all participating CABs last week to explain that the campaign will be moved back slightly and will now launch Monday 6 December, running until Monday 31 January.

     

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  6. 8 Oct 2021

    Almost 430,000 people have missed a council tax payment in the last year after running out of money before pay day, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  7. 7 Oct 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed statements from the Chief Executive of Ofgem confirming more access to crisis funds for prepayment consumers during challenging times in the energy market.

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  8. 6 Oct 2021

    by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of CAS.

    This column was first published in the Herald on 6 October 2021.

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  9. 4 Oct 2021

    The Scottish Government has approached CAS to consider acting as a referral partner for a range of marketing activity around financial wellbeing this winter and into 2022.

  10. 29 Sep 2021

    by David Scott, policy officer (Social Justice team). 

    This column was first published in the Herald on 29 September 2021.

  11. 24 Sep 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland is supporting Challenge Poverty Week, which will be running from Monday 4 – Sunday 10 October.

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  12. 22 Sep 2021

    by Kate Morrison, CAS Fair Markets team.

    This column was published in the Herald on 22 September 2021.

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  13. 21 Sep 2021

    Almost 300,000 people in Scotland have missed a rent or mortgage payment after running out of money in the past year, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland reveals.

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  14. 20 Sep 2021

    Over 1.4 million people in Scotland have run out money before pay day in the last year, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  15. 15 Sep 2021

    by Grace Remmington, CAS Policy Officer (Energy team).

    This column was first published in the Herald on 15 September 2021.

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  16. 8 Sep 2021

    by David Scott, CAS policy officer (Social Justice team).

    This article was first published in The Herald on 8 September 2021.

  17. 1 Sep 2021

    by Derek Mitchell, CAS Chief Executive.

    This column was first published in the Herald on 1 September 2021.

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  18. 25 Aug 2021

    by Hamish Fraser, EU Citizens Support Service co-ordinator. 

    This column first appeared in the Herald on 25 August 2021.

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  19. 18 Aug 2021

    by Kate Morrison, Strategic Lead for Fair Markets.

    This column was first published in the Herald on 18 August 2021.

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  20. 16 Aug 2021

    The majority of people in Scotland back keeping the £20 per week increase to Universal Credit until at least the financial situation created by Covid is more stable, polling for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found.

    The research, carried out for the charity by YouGov, found that 28 per cent of people thought the increase should be made permanent, with a further 35 per cent saying the increase should stay in place until the financial situation created by Covid is more stable.

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