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  1. 10 Apr 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland’s survey of recent graduates received over 500 responses between 8am and 4pm on its first day. And responses are still coming in thick and fast.

  2. 10 Apr 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland will today (Tuesday 10 April) formally launch a major national survey of recent graduates who are struggling to find work.

  3. 22 Mar 2012

    Lots of them. One for every minute of the day, in fact.

    In 2010/11, the citizens advice bureaux located in the heart of local communities across Scotland saw more than 253,000 clients and dealt with 560,300 new issues - an increase of 3% on the previous year.

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  4. 21 Mar 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said there is nothing in the budget that will really help people who are struggling financially, and that the government does not understand the extent of the problems many hard working families are facing.

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  5. 16 Mar 2012

    The five Glasgow Citizens Advice Bureaux who have been under threat of closure have announced that they will be able to remain open after the end of March, after new offers of funding were received from Glasgow Advice Agency (GAA).

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  6. 12 Mar 2012

    The closure of 5 CAB offices in Glasgow on March 31st will be a shocking blow to the people of the city, says Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  7. 24 Feb 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the OFT review of payday loans, and have urged people meanwhile to avoid the ‘misery’ of high-interest loans. 

  8. 24 Feb 2012

    The government’s welfare reforms are having a devastating impact on thousands of sick and disabled Scots – according to evidence published today (Thursday 23rd Feb) by Citizens Advice Scotland

  9. 24 Feb 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) review of payday loans, and have urged people meanwhile to avoid the ‘misery’ of high-interest loans.

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  10. 23 Feb 2012

    The government’s welfare reforms are having a devastating impact on thousands of sick and disabled Scots – according to evidence published today (Thursday 23rd Feb 2012) by Citizens Advice Scotland.

  11. 16 Feb 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the findings of a new survey which shows that 70% of UK families are living ‘on the edge of poverty’.

  12. 15 Feb 2012

    Today’s unemployment figures are bleak news for Scotland, and have ‘hidden’ impacts which make them even worse than they at first appear - according to Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  13. 14 Feb 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said too many Scots are still facing the ‘nightmare’ of homelessness – despite the decrease reported today.

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  14. 6 Feb 2012

    Many Scots are being ‘exploited’ by employers who feel they can treat their employees unfairly because of the recession, according to evidence published today by Citizens Advice Scotland.

    The CAS report – Fair employment - details cases of unfair and illegal treatment brought to the Scottish CAB service by aggrieved workers. The issues include low pay, unfair dismissal and changes to terms and conditions.

    CAS are today calling for the establishment of a Fair Employment Commission in Scotland, to guard against these abuses and protect workers rights.

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  15. 30 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the Financial Services Bill’s proposal that consumer credit will in future be regulated by the FCA (Financial Credit Authority). But they have also said the agency must have full powers to tackle wrongdoing in the lending industry.

  16. 26 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said three separate economic reports released in the last few hours have shown how many Scottish families are struggling financially. They say these figures prove this is the worst possible time for welfare cuts.

  17. 25 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have now received over 3,000 messages from Scots who are furious at the unfair delivery charges applied to people in rural areas.

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  18. 25 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said too many Scots are facing bankruptcy and unmanageable debt, and have urged those who are struggling to get advice before making any major decisions about their finances.

  19. 23 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have given their response to the benefits ‘cap’ being discussed today in Westminster. Though the cap would only affect a relatively small number of Scots, CAS are concerned about the precedent it sets.

  20. 16 Jan 2012

    35% of people in Scotland are worried they can’t afford their next fuel bill and one in two say energy bills will put a strain on their finances this year, according to new figures released today from Citizens Advice Scotland at the start of its Big Energy Week which will help people save money on their fuel bills.

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