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  1. 2 Jun 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned that without additional support from lenders, people taking payment holidays from their mortgage face more expensive repayments in the long-term.

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  2. 29 May 2020

    by Hamish Fraser, Project Co-ordinator for the EU Citizens Support Service.

    This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 27 May.

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  3. 27 May 2020

    Social Security Scotland’s School Age Payment opens for applications on 1 June 2020.

  4. 26 May 2020

    MoneySavingExpert.com (MSE) and world-leading distance-learning institution, The Open University, have teamed up to launch an ambitious new project to help give the nation the skills and knowledge to master their finances with a new, completely free and independent academic course.

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  5. 26 May 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.

  6. 20 May 2020

    CAS has welcomed the passing today of amendments to the Coronavirus Scotland No. 2 Bill that will introduce exemptions for people receiving social security and on low incomes from paying fees should they fall into debt and require a bankruptcy. 

  7. 20 May 2020

    by Kate Morrison, CAS spokesperson on Fair Markets.

    This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 20 May 2020.

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  8. 19 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has called for action to help consumers who have been unable to get refunds for cancelled flights, holidays and events during the Covid-19 crisis.

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  9. 15 May 2020

    The proportion of advice issued by the Citizens Advice network relating to employment has doubled between March and April and quadrupled since February new data reveals. ​

  10. 13 May 2020

    by Aoife Deery, CAS Energy policy team.

    NB This column was first published in the Herald newspaper on 13 May 2020.

  11. 12 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to extend the furlough scheme to October. 

  12. 12 May 2020

    Following on from our March report showing the impact of COVID-19 on advice sought from the Scottish Citizens Advice network, CAS has published a report tracking changes in the type of advice people sought in April.

  13. 6 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Parliament’s decision to pass the Consumer Scotland Bill.

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  14. 6 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to news that the Scottish Government has agreed to increase carer’s allowance by £230.10 in June.

  15. 6 May 2020

    by Derek Young, CAS Senior Policy Officer (Access to Justice).

    NB This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 6 May 2020. 

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  16. 5 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that 1.8 million claims have been made for Universal Credit across the UK during the covid-19 outbreak.

  17. 4 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to a new survey showing that people are set to face high energy bills because of increased fuel use during lockdown.

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  18. 1 May 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed an agreement announced today by the Association for Decentralised Energy and Heat Network suppliers across the UK, to protect their customers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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  19. 30 Apr 2020

    Forty-one per cent of people are concerned about their income amidst the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new poll for Citizens Advice Scotland.

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  20. 29 Apr 2020

    by Gail Walker, Water policy manager at CAS.

    NB This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 29 April 2020.

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