4 Apr 2022
A service that helps people in Scotland raise complaints about the NHS has reached its tenth anniversary today.Spotlight:
3 Apr 2022
by Jonathan Watt, CAS Head of Programmes.
This article was first published in the Herald on 4 April 2022.Spotlight:
3 Apr 2022
Reduced or loss of income is cited by over 280,00 people as key driver for debt since the beginning of the pandemic, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).
24 Sep 2021
Citizens Advice Scotland is supporting Challenge Poverty Week, which will be running from Monday 4 – Sunday 10 October.
15 Sep 2021
by Grace Remmington, CAS Policy Officer (Energy team).
This column was first published in the Herald on 15 September 2021.Spotlight:
29 Jun 2021
The Citizens Advice network is worth up to £245 million to Scottish society, new analysis published today reveals.
The analysis comes from a new independent report from Europe Economics into the economic value of advice provided during the year 2019/20, and includes analysis that the advice and information provided on the Advice for Scotland website is worth up to £148million.
Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland unlock millions of pounds for people every year in client financial gain through things like access to social security payments, employment entitlements and lower bills for utilities.
26 Apr 2021
The Electoral Commission has produced resources to help people understand the process of postal voting and voting in person in the May 6 elections.
8 Mar 2021
24 Sep 2020 For action by 5 Oct 2020
Challenge Poverty Week will be running this year from 5 - 11 October 2020.
12 Aug 2020
by Catherine Henry, Manager of the Money Talk Team.
This article was first published in the Herald on 12 August 2020.
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.