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  1. 12 Aug 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the ​Scottish Government's proposal to extend emergency housing powers to help prevent eviction as a result of rent arrears occurring due to COVID-19.

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  2. 7 Aug 2020

    The UK government's Warm Home Discount scheme (WHD) is seen as vital by those who receive it but it is failing to help significant numbers of people in Scotland who are in fuel poverty, according to new research by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and Changeworks.

  3. 6 Aug 2020

    CAS has published the latest weekly report showing the impact of COVID-19 on advice sought from the Citizens Advice network in Scotland. 

  4. 5 Aug 2020

    by Kyle Scott, CAS Policy officer

    This article was first published in the Herald on 5 August 2020.

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  5. 29 Jul 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS Strategic Lead on Financial Health.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 29 July 2020.

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  6. 28 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has today welcomed the announcement by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ban the way some car dealers receive commission linked to the interest rate consumers pay.

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  7. 22 Jul 2020

    by Debbie Horne, CAS Social Justice policy officer.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 22 July 2020.

  8. 16 Jul 2020

    New figures from the Office of National Statistics, which show the jobless rate increasing, are matched by the trends seen by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  9. 15 Jul 2020

    by Nina Ballantyne, CAS Social Justice policy manager.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 15 July 2020.

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  10. 10 Jul 2020

    Scotland is facing a ‘personal debt time bomb’ as the country deals with the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned.

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  11. 10 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the National Audit Office report on Universal Credit.  

  12. 9 Jul 2020

    In addition to the monthly reports being published showing the impact of COVID-19 on advice sought from the Citizens Advice network in Scotland, CAS is publishing weekly data reports to track changes in the type of advice people are seeking.

  13. 8 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned too many people will still fall into poverty without further changes to the social security system, following the statement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

  14. 8 Jul 2020

    by Mhoraig Green, CAS Strategic Lead on Social Justice.

    This column was first published in the Herald on 8 July 2020.

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  15. 7 Jul 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for a strengthening in the social security safety net as figures released today show a rising number of people applying to the Scottish Welfare Fund. 

  16. 6 Jul 2020

    Our campaign survey is now live until Friday 31 July and we would really appreciate as many of you taking the time to complete this as possible.

  17. 2 Jul 2020

    Demand for advice around redundancy is soaring, according to new data from Citizens Advice Scotland, with almost 1 in 5 employment queries to the network concerning redundancy.

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  18. 1 Jul 2020

    by Greg Thomas, policy officer in the CAS Strong Communities team.

    This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 1 July 2020.

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  19. 29 Jun 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to today’s report from the Scottish Government which calls for a new fiscal path as part of the economic recovery after Covid-19.

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  20. 24 Jun 2020

    By Emma Ash, Energy policy officer at Citizens Advice Scotland.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 24 June 2020.

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