15 Dec 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said that today’s decrease in unemployment in Scotland is just a glimmer of good news, and that they still fear the impact of public sector cuts will mean more job losses next year.
30 Nov 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have commented on the latest figures on Household Spending from the Office of National Statistics (see link below), which show that spending has fallen for the first time in nearly a decade.
24 Nov 2010
One in 10 Scots are having to survive the economic crisis without a bank account – despite government efforts to force banks to make accounts more easily available.
20 Nov 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today warned that the spending review cuts will impact on the most vulnerable people in Scotland with the knock on effect of increased numbers needing advice in bureaux.
17 Nov 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today welcomed aspects of the Scottish Government's budget announced today, such as the implementation of a living wage. However CAS has warned that the budget cuts announced by the Scottish government will impact on hard working families and individuals in Scotland with the knock on effect of increased numbers needing advice in bureaux.
31 Aug 2010
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Over 300 advisers from Scotland’s 83 Citizens Advice Bureaux are meeting today (Wednesday) in Edinburgh for the start of their annual conference, against a background of higher demand for advice than ever – due to the impact of the recession.
25 Aug 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the Institute of Fiscal Studies report on how the Budget will hurt the poorest families, and have said that impact could be worse in Scotland than elsewhere.
19 Jul 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland have backed Business Secretary Vince Cable’s comments today on banks, saying that government action on the issue is long overdue.
14 Jul 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have reacted to the latest increase in unemployment in Scotland, urging the government to make sure that vulnerable Scots are not left behind.
21 Apr 2010
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the figures on the recession are welcome, but warned that the impact on vulnerable people in Scotland will continue for some time.
14 Aug 2009
Experts from Scotland's Citizens Advice movement are meeting in Edinburgh today (Wednesday) to consider how the movement can help people through the recession.
9 Mar 2009
Banks should ‘put their customers first’ and help them beat the credit crunch, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).