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  1. 17 May 2019

    As many as 1 in 3 people seeking help with Universal Credit don’t have access to the internet to make their claim, according to new figures from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). 

  2. 16 May 2019

    Responding to the Scottish government’s latest estimate for fuel poverty under the new definition, which shows 583,000 Scottish households defined as being in fuel poverty and 293,000 defined as in ‘extreme fuel poverty’,  Jamie Stewart, energy spokesperson  at Citizens Advice Scotland said:

  3. 16 May 2019

    The five bureaux in North Lanarkshire are piloting a new, multi-channel, collaborative approach for debt advice, making it easier for clients to access the service in a way that suits them.

  4. 15 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the news that the Financial Ombudsman Service has been received increasing numbers of complaints about lenders.

  5. 15 May 2019

    Responding to today's Supreme Court’s ruling on the benefit cap, Rob Gowans, Social Justice spokesperson at Citizen’s Advice Scotland said:

  6. 14 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland is pleased to announce that our network has received £749,480 in funding from the UK Government to provide advice for EU, EEA or Swiss citizens who need assistance when making an application for settled or pre-settled status to remain in the UK after Brexit.

  7. 3 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the High Court's ruling that Universal Credit regulations that have left severely disabled people significantly worse off are unlawful.

  8. 2 May 2019

    Jamie Stewart Energy Policy Manager at Citizens Advice Scotland said:

  9. 1 May 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland is taking action to help an estimated 80,000 low income households in Scotland that could be paying too much Council Tax.

  10. 29 Apr 2019

    The Early Learning Payment is now open for applications. It is a new benefit being paid by Social Security Scotland.

  11. 26 Apr 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today published new figures showing the numbers of Scots who struggle to make ends meet.

  12. 23 Apr 2019

    The Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) is dedicated to making improvements in youth justice, contributing to better lives for young people, their families and communities.

  13. 21 Apr 2019

    82% of Scots are concerned about leaving the EU over the next 12 months, according to new data published today by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). The equivalent figure in a similar survey in April 2018 was 71%.

  14. 11 Apr 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to news that several Scottish Councils are making a significant profit from the provision of burial and cremation services.

  15. 11 Apr 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed OFGEM’s announcement today that companies will have to pass new and tougher tests before entering the energy market.  

  16. 5 Apr 2019

    A new guide to digital access has been published by Haddington Citizens Advice Bureau.

  17. 3 Apr 2019

    From the 1 April 2019 the consumer service in Scotland is being provided by Advice Direct Scotland. There is a new phone number and website. Webchat is also available on the website.

  18. 29 Mar 2019

    Today Citizens Advice Scotland has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” which aims to support people who are making their initial application for Universal Credit.

  19. 29 Mar 2019

    Today Citizens Advice Scotland is publishing our new report, Making it Easy: Simpler Registration for Consumers in Vulnerable Situations.

  20. 20 Mar 2019

    A huge congratulations and thank you to the two finalists in our Unforgotten Forces volunteer award.  The winner, Thomas Saveall, and runner-up, Graham Ealey, make a huge difference to the lives of older veterans in their communities through their volunteer work at their local Citizens Advice Bureaux.  Both veterans themselves, they work closely with Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP) staff in Motherwell and Nairn to provide support to veterans aged 65 and over through the Unforgotten Forces project. 


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