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  1. 3 Apr 2019

    From the 1 April 2019 the consumer service in Scotland is being provided by Advice Direct Scotland. There is a new phone number and website. Webchat is also available on the website.

  2. 29 Mar 2019

    Today Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” which aims to support people who are making their initial application for Universal Credit.

  3. 29 Mar 2019

    Today Citizens Advice Scotland is publishing our new report, Making it Easy: Simpler Registration for Consumers in Vulnerable Situations.

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  4. 20 Mar 2019

    A huge congratulations and thank you to the two finalists in our Unforgotten Forces volunteer award.  The winner, Thomas Saveall, and runner-up, Graham Ealey, make a huge difference to the lives of older veterans in their communities through their volunteer work at their local Citizens Advice Bureaux.  Both veterans themselves, they work closely with Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) staff in Motherwell and Nairn to provide support to veterans aged 65 and over through the Unforgotten Forces project. 

  5. 12 Mar 2019

    The vision outlines the changing role that the energy networks in Scotland will play in the coming decade with  the transition to a lower carbon, more flexible and smarter energy system.

  6. 6 Mar 2019

    Five volunteers from CABs across Scotland received special awards today at the CAS conference. Each winner received a silver quaich presented by CAS patron, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne.

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  7. 6 Mar 2019

    Today CAS been meeting to hold our conference and AGM. Over Nearly CAB staff and volunteers have travelled from all parts of Scotland to Cumbernauld for the event. 

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  8. 5 Mar 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the news that the FCA is to introduce a cap on rent-to-own products.

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  9. 1 Feb 2019

    From Monday 4th February people looking for free debt advice in North Lanarkshire have more options.

    The five Citizens Advice Bureaux in North Lanarkshire (Airdrie, Bellshill, Coatbridge, Cumbernauld, Motherwell and Wishaw)  have joined together to launch a new Money Advice service, making it easier for people to access free, confidential debt advice online, by phone or in person. This new service will enable people who are concerned about managing their money or financial commitments to access debt advice in a way that suits them, and easily transfer from one form of support to another as they need. 

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  10. 23 Jan 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has urged people in debt to seek help, following the publications of today’s Scottish Insolvency figures.

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  11. 21 Jan 2019

    East Renfrewshire has been revealed as the local authority area in Scotland where people are most likely to switch energy supplier, according to new research.

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  12. 18 Jan 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to regulations for the Funeral Expense Assistance regulations being laid before the Scottish Government.

  13. 11 Jan 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to today's speech by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions announcing a number changes to Universal Credit, and the High Court judgment relating to the way that Universal Credit is delivered.

  14. 4 Jan 2019

    People in Scotland who are worried about debt and finance going into the New Year shouldn’t suffer in silence, says Citizens Advice Scotland.

    In a new video, CAS Chief Executive Derek Mitchell encourages people faced with the “daunting” challenge of dealing with the consequences of Christmas spending to get advice and support for their finances, and says that without enough money to go round some people in Scotland are inevitably struggling.

  15. 20 Dec 2018

    Next year will mark the 80th anniversary of the Citizens Advice movement. To celebrate, we want to formally recognise the value of CAB volunteers. The Volunteer Awards 2019 will focus on the enormous contribution and commitment that thousands of volunteers across Scotland bring to the Citizens Advice network.

  16. 18 Dec 2018

    Scotland's Citizens Advice network will provide a new advice service to European citizens in Scotland affected by changes in the immigration rules as a result of Brexit.

  17. 17 Dec 2018

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed a new regulation which makes company directors personally liable if their company breaks the law on nuisance calls.

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  18. 7 Dec 2018

    Many working people in Scotland are routinely struggling to afford food, a new survey has found.

  19. 23 Nov 2018

    Andrew Haldane, Chief Economist at the Bank of England and a member of the Bank’s monetary policy committee, today made a visit to West Lothian CAB, where he met with both clients and advisers to see some of the problems people are dealing with in today’s economy

  20. 20 Nov 2018

    Many households in Scotland are dealing with huge debts after signing up to a government-backed energy scheme only to be scammed by a rogue company.

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