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  1. 12 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to extend the furlough scheme to October. 

  2. 12 May 2020

    Following on from our March report showing the impact of COVID-19 on advice sought from the Scottish Citizens Advice network, CAS has published a report tracking changes in the type of advice people sought in April.

  3. 6 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament’s decision to pass the Consumer Scotland Bill.

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  4. 6 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to news that the Scottish Government has agreed to increase carer’s allowance by £230.10 in June.

  5. 6 May 2020

    by Derek Young, CAS Senior Policy Officer (Access to Justice).

    NB This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 6 May 2020. 

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  6. 5 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that 1.8 million claims have been made for Universal Credit across the UK during the covid-19 outbreak.

  7. 4 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to a new survey showing that people are set to face high energy bills because of increased fuel use during lockdown.

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  8. 1 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed an agreement announced today by the Association for Decentralised Energy and Heat Network suppliers across the UK, to protect their customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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  9. 30 Apr 2020

    Forty-one per cent of people are concerned about their income amidst the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll for Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  10. 29 Apr 2020

    by Gail Walker, Water policy manager at CAS.

    NB This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 29 April 2020.

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  11. 28 Apr 2020

    One Parent Families Scotland has launched a gas and electricity grant scheme to help support single parent families during the coronovirus outbreak.

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  12. 22 Apr 2020

    by Greg Thomas, CAS policy officer

    NB This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 22 April 2020.

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  13. 17 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has backed plans by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide more help for people in debt who are affected by the economic impact of COVID-19.

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  14. 15 Apr 2020

    by Emily Rice, CAS Energy policy officer.

    NB This column was published in the Herald newspaper on 15 April 2020.

  15. 14 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today launched a new national advice helpline to boost the network’s service during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

  16. 9 Apr 2020

    Scotland is facing a ‘cost of living crisis’ amid the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new tracking poll for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

  17. 8 Apr 2020

    By Polly Tolley, Director of Impact, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article was published in the Herald newspaper on 8 April 2020.

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  18. 7 Apr 2020

    If you are in a Debt Arrangement Scheme and struggling to make a payment because of a drop in income due to coronavirus, speak to your money adviser and they can arrange a payment break for you. If, for whatever reason, you cannot access your money adviser Citizens Advice Scotland has developed a helpful guide which outlines the steps you can take to request a payment break yourself. 

  19. 2 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has backed proposals by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for creditors to offer payment holidays and other relief to people in debt.

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  20. 1 Apr 2020

    by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article appeared in the Herald on 1 April 2020

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