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  1. 10 Feb 2021

    Shocking new analysis from CAS shows that Universal Credit will fall below its 2013 value in real terms if plans to end the £20 uplift are not reversed.

  2. 10 Feb 2021

    by Ruth Mendel, CAS Financial Health team.

    This article was first published in the Herald on 10 February 2021.

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  3. 5 Feb 2021

    Responding to news the energy price cap is to increase  by £96 for default tariff customers, and by £87 for pre-payment meter customers, Citizens Advice Scotland Fair Markets spokesperson Kate Morrison said

  4. 3 Feb 2021

    by Kate Morrison, CAS Strategic Lead for Fair Markets

    This column was first published in the Herald on 03 February 2021.

  5. 2 Feb 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the news that the Financial Conduct Authority is to regulate Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) deals.

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  6. 21 Jan 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed today’s report from the Social Renewal Advisory Board, and has urged the Scottish Government to work towards some of its key recommendations.

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  7. 13 Jan 2021

    by Michael O'Brien, CAS policy officer. 

    This column was first published in the Herald on 13 January 2020.

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  8. 7 Jan 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed confirmation from the First Minister that the Scottish Government intend to extend the current ban on most evictions until at least the 31st March 2021, but warned further support is needed for tenants to keep their homes beyond that date.

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  9. 4 Jan 2021

    Working people in Scotland will face an income shock if the £20 increase to Universal Credit is not made permanent, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) warned today.

  10. 2 Jan 2021

    Citizens Advice Scotland is warning of a council tax debt ‘explosion’ as the impact of the pandemic makes a bad situation even worse in 2021 as clients have racked up millions in arrears.

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  11. 16 Dec 2020

    by Sarah-Jayne Dunn, CAS Policy Manager, Financial Health.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 16 December 2020.

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  12. 9 Dec 2020

    by Derek Mitchell, Chief Executive of CAS.

    This article first appeared in the Herald on 9 December.

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  13. 8 Dec 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government's announcement that the Water Charges Reduction Scheme is to be increased from 25% to 35% reduction for those who are eligible. 

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  14. 7 Dec 2020

    The Citizens Advice network in Scotland unlocked a staggering £170 million for people in financial year 2019/20, annual figures show.

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  15. 29 Nov 2020

    Almost half of people in Scotland (45 per cent) are planning to spend less this Christmas than last year, according to new polling for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

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  16. 25 Nov 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has expressed disappointment that the Chancellor today failed to confirm whether the temporary £20-per-week increase to Universal Credit will be made permanent beyond March 2021.

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  17. 25 Nov 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS Strategic Lead on Financial Health

    This article was first published in the Herald on 25 November 2020.

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  18. 23 Nov 2020

    Almost half (47 per cent) of people in Scotland have run out of money before payday since Covid-19 restrictions began, new research for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed, with nearly 1 in 3 (30 per cent) of those people seeing their finances worsen.

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  19. 11 Nov 2020

    By Ruth Mendel (Policy Officer) for The Herald 11/11/2020 in association with #TalkMoney Week

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  20. 9 Nov 2020

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