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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 4 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have joined with Shelter in expressing concern at the huge numbers of people who are taking out payday loans and other credit, in order to pay their rent or mortgage.

  5. 2 Jan 2012

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed leading economists’ predictions of a ‘flood of bankruptcies’ in 2012, and have urged people who are in debt to get expert advice to help them cope.

  6. 1 Jan 2012

    Government Agencies ‘Aggressive, Unhelpful and Incompetent’

    The impact of the government’s welfare reforms is the main concern among Scotland’s CAB advisers going into 2012, according to a survey published today. The survey also reveals a number of angry comments from CAB staff about some of the agencies they regularly have to deal with on behalf of their clients - including government departments, jobcentres and fuel companies.

  7. 19 Dec 2011

    500 New Responses in Just 5 Hours as Survey Re-Opens!

  8. 19 Dec 2011

    Thousands of people in rural Scotland are being charged ‘rip-off’ prices for delivery when they buy goods online, according to new research from Citizens Advice Scotland.

  9. 11 Dec 2011

    Recession-hit Scots are now bringing one new issue to the CAB for every minute of every day, according to new figures published by Citizens Advice Scotland.

  10. 9 Dec 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said people should be given clearer information on how to cut their fuel bills, as new figures* reveal that complaints about the ‘Big Six’ energy companies rose by 26% over the summer.

  11. 8 Dec 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have welcomed the news that Scottish Parliament committees are taking action to prepare Scots for the devastating impact of the UK Parliament’s Welfare Reform Bill.

  12. 7 Dec 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have urged Scots to avoid payday loans, as there are other ways to maximise their income.

  13. 6 Dec 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have published 10 Tips to help Scots avoid Christmas debt after a report found that Scots were among the most likely in the UK to borrow money to pay for Christmas.

  14. 5 Dec 2011

    Rising fuel bills are crippling household finances and people are looking for ways to save money on their energy bills.

  15. 23 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have criticised the employment rights changes announced today by Vince Cable, calling them ‘a blow, and a step back in social progress’.

  16. 22 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed disabled campaigners who told MSPs today that many people are ‘suicidal’ and ‘terrified’ about the impact of the Welfare Reform Bill.

  17. 22 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have today told a Scottish Parliament seminar that debt remains the single biggest issue brought to the CAB in Scotland.

  18. 21 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have called on the government and the banking sector to re-double their efforts to help people avoid falling into overdraft and consumer debt.

  19. 21 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland are urging Scots to be ‘savvy shoppers’ this Christmas, and have published 12 Tips for people to bear in mind as they hit the High Streets (or the mouse-button!)

  20. 16 Nov 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have responded to the latest unemployment figures, saying that young Scots in particular are in ‘despair’ over the economic situation.



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