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  1. 3 Sep 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has called for action to reduce the ‘5 week wait’ that claimants of Universal Credit (UC) face before receiving their first payment.

  2. 2 Sep 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland is today (Monday) launching its latest effort to help consumers beat online scammers.

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  3. 24 Aug 2019

    Increasing numbers of working people in Scotland are struggling on their present incomes, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) reveals.

  4. 22 Aug 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that 50,000 people in Scotland have applied to the EU Settlement scheme, seeking leave to remain in Scotland after Brexit.

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  5. 20 Aug 2019

    The Money Talk Team national advertising campaign, co-ordinated by the Scottish Government, launched on Monday 19th August. 

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  6. 13 Aug 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for an urgent investigation into the sanctions system as new figures released by the Department of Work and Pensions today reveal a quarter of a million people across the UK have been sanctioned under Universal Credit.

  7. 13 Aug 2019

    A support service delivered by Citizens Advice Scotland has helped almost 15,000 members of the Armed Forces community in less than a decade.

  8. 13 Aug 2019

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    The new website for the Kinship Care Advice Service for Scotland will be launched at our event for Kinship Carers at the Five Sisters zoo in West Lothian on Tuesday 13th August 2019. The website contains information about the service, up to date news and how to access support. There will be a section where our publications will be accessible, this is still in the development stage and should be up and running shortly, please have a look at https://www.kinshipcarescotland.org.uk/.  If you wish to have copies of any of our leaflets or guidance sheets please get in touch with me susan.hunter@cas.org.uk or with your regional Kinship Care officer.

  9. 12 Aug 2019

    Best Start Foods is a new Scottish benefit to help people on low incomes who are pregnant or who have young children. It can only be used to buy certain types of food, such as milk, formula milk, fruit and vegetables. 

  10. 11 Aug 2019

    A support service launched by a group of charities has helped almost 15,000 members of the Armed Forces community despite being set up less than a decade ago.

  11. 8 Aug 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has rolled out an extended telephone service to help EU, EEA and Swiss nationals stay in Scotland after Brexit.

  12. 6 Aug 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has outlined 3 key steps to improve housing affordability for people on low incomes.

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  13. 1 Aug 2019

    Over 13,000 households in Scotland have been hit by the Benefit Cap, according to new statistics published today.

  14. 30 Jul 2019

    Applications for crisis grants from the Scottish Welfare Fund increased by 11 per cent In 2018/19, as more people in Scotland turned to the fund due to the cost of living crisis.

  15. 27 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is encouraging people to check their eligibility for a council tax reduction as research reveals a quarter of working people who run out of cash before pay day miss their council tax payment as a result.

  16. 24 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has said the rising cost of childcare is a contributing factor in many Scottish households’ struggles with money.

  17. 23 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to today’s report on Universal Credit by the House of Commons select committee on Work and Pensions.

  18. 23 Jul 2019

    Two of Scotland’s biggest advice charities have agreed to work closer together to provide the best ever network of debt advice across the country.

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  19. 19 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the report ‘Future for all’ which is published today by Citizens Advice (England and Wales) which argues that the rapidly-changing energy market across the UK means there is a need for new measures to protect consumers.

  20. 16 Jul 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the announcement of new funding to help in the fight against scams, as a new partnership is unveiled today between the UK’s Citizens Advice network, Facebook and Money-saving expert, Martin Lewis.

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