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  1. 17 Aug 2011

    The Scotland’s Peoples Annual Report, published today, shows that many Scots are still struggling to survive the continuing impact of the recession.

  2. 17 Aug 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said today’s unemployment figures are not just statistics but ‘real people, who need real help’.

  3. 4 Aug 2011

    Consumer scams are the focus for a new Citizens Advice Scotland campaign involving their bureaux network. CEO of CAS Lucy Mcternan explains why: “Some groups of people may be especially vulnerable to scams, older people for example. People can feel deeply ashamed of falling for scams and may be unwilling to admit this by reporting them or seeking help. Trying to sort out the effects of scams can take immense amounts of time and effort by bureaux.”

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  4. 26 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the government’s sickness benefit figures are misleading and are not a true representation of the thousands of people who are incorrectly found fit for work.

  5. 20 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the increase in bankruptcies shows that many Scots are opting to declare themselves insolvent as the only way to escape un-manageable debt

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  6. 19 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said many Scots are still ‘drowning in debt,’ as new figures showed that over half a million Scots have taken on more debt in the last three months – a higher rate than the UK as a whole.

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  7. 14 Jul 2011

    Fuel poverty approaching 'crisis' levels in Scotland

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  8. 13 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the latest unemployment figures still show too many Scots unable to get work

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  9. 12 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have responded to new figures showing that young people in Scotland are in ‘despair’ over the economic downturn.

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  10. 8 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland has hit out at British Gas for their latest price increase, and have called for the government to take action to secure a fair deal for Scottish consumers.

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  11. 6 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have called for government action to help people in fuel poverty, as a new consumer report revealed that 1 in 4 UK households is now classed as ‘fuel poor’.

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  12. 20 Jun 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the findings of a new report by Shelter, which show that the high cost of living is leading to an increase in stress levels.

  13. 15 Jun 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called for action to help the huge numbers of Scots who are unable to find work.

  14. 13 Jun 2011

    Government Welfare Bill must address inadequate benefit levels, reverse ‘pointless’ and ‘humiliating’ conditions and ensure childcare support allows parents to work. A coalition of over forty of Scotland’s leading charities, unions and faith groups, is calling on Scotland’s MPs to ensure the Welfare Bill, to be debated in the Commons today addresses inadequate benefit levels, rethinks ‘pointless’ and ‘humiliating’ conditions and provides the childcare support needed to allow parents to work.

  15. 10 Jun 2011

    The Citizens Advice Service in Scotland is not formally involved in the delivery of any part of the DWP Work Programme.

  16. 7 Jun 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have hit out at Scottish Power’s decision to increase their fuel bills again.

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  17. 25 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said the Office of Fair Trading’s decision to fine the Bank of Scotland for mis-handling of complaints is a victory for consumers, and shows that the banks still have a long way to go to win back public trust.

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  18. 11 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the report by six leading charities which highlights the flaws in the Employment & Support Allowance (ESA).

  19. 11 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have responded to figures showing that one in four people are struggling to make ends meet. The figures are published today by moneysupermarket.com.

  20. 10 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed OFCOM’s campaign to gather evidence of how many people are receiving ‘unexpectedly high’ bills for phone and internet services.

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