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  1. 30 Jul 2019

    Applications for crisis grants from the Scottish Welfare Fund increased by 11 per cent In 2018/19, as more people in Scotland turned to the fund due to the cost of living crisis.

  2. 27 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to check their eligibility for a council tax reduction as research reveals a quarter of working people who run out of cash before pay day miss their council tax payment as a result.

  3. 24 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has said the rising cost of childcare is a contributing factor in many Scottish households’ struggles with money.

  4. 23 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to today’s report on Universal Credit by the House of Commons select committee on Work and Pensions.

  5. 23 Jul 2019

    Two of Scotland’s biggest advice charities have agreed to work closer together to provide the best ever network of debt advice across the country.

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  6. 19 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the report ‘Future for all’ which is published today by Citizens Advice (England and Wales) which argues that the rapidly-changing energy market across the UK means there is a need for new measures to protect consumers.

  7. 16 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the announcement of new funding to help in the fight against scams, as a new partnership is unveiled today between the UK’s Citizens Advice network, Facebook and Money-saving expert, Martin Lewis.

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  8. 12 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the publication of a report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee which highlights deficiencies in consumer regulations.

  9. 12 Jul 2019

    If you own a Hotpoint, Indesit, Creda, Proline or Swan tumble dryer made between April 2004 and September 2015, there's a risk it could catch fire.

  10. 11 Jul 2019

    The contactSCOTLAND British Sign Language (BSL) service is now offering more help to deaf people across the country.

  11. 11 Jul 2019

    The Scottish Government has announced plans to suspend rules used to deny homelessness support for people deemed not to have a strong enough connection to the council area, or to have made themselves intentionally homeless.

  12. 11 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the UK government’s review of benefits for terminally ill people.

  13. 4 Jul 2019

    19% of workers in Scotland are unsure of their employment rights, according to new figures published today by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  14. 26 Jun 2019

    Responding to the Ministerial statement on the new Scottish Child Payment, Citizens Advice Scotland’s Social Justice spokesperson Mhoraig Green said:

  15. 26 Jun 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today responded to a new report from the Child Poverty Action Group which details the negative impact of the UK government’s ‘two child limit’ policy.

  16. 23 Jun 2019

    Over a third of Scottish workers who run out of money before payday have gone without food for their household at least once over the last year, according to new figures published today by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS)

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  17. 19 Jun 2019

    The UK Treasury has today announced a ‘Breathing Space’ scheme in England and Wales that will give people in debt 60 days to seek help while their creditors freeze the interest, and offers additional protections for people whose debt has led them to experience a mental health crisis.

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  18. 18 Jun 2019

    Figures released today by Citizens Advice Scotland show that there is a wide disparity in the sense of shame people feel about falling for a scam, depending on how old they are.

  19. 17 Jun 2019

    CAS has responded to today's report by the Royal Society of Edinburgh about the future of the energy sector in Scotland.

  20. 13 Jun 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has voiced concerns that more than 7,000 fewer households in Scotland received a Council Tax reduction in the past year.

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