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  1. 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.

  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 17 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland has backed plans by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide more help for people in debt who are affected by the economic impact of COVID-19.

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  5. 15 Apr 2020

    by Emily Rice, CAS Energy policy officer.

    NB This column was published in the Herald newspaper on 15 April 2020.

  6. 9 Apr 2020

    Scotland is facing a ‘cost of living crisis’ amid the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a new tracking poll for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

  7. 8 Apr 2020

    By Polly Tolley, Director of Impact, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article was published in the Herald newspaper on 8 April 2020.

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  8. 7 Apr 2020

    If you are in a Debt Arrangement Scheme and struggling to make a payment because of a drop in income due to coronavirus, speak to your money adviser and they can arrange a payment break for you. If, for whatever reason, you cannot access your money adviser Citizens Advice Scotland has developed a helpful guide which outlines the steps you can take to request a payment break yourself. 

  9. 2 Apr 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has backed proposals by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for creditors to offer payment holidays and other relief to people in debt.

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  10. 30 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for consumers to be protected following the collapse of Brighthouse.

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  11. 19 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, outlining a series of emergency measures the Treasury could take to protect household incomes during the Coronavirus crisis. 

  12. 4 Mar 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS lead spokesperson on Financial Health.

    This article was published in the Herald newspaper on 4 March 2020.

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  13. 3 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today calling for a government review into the falling numbers of households claiming Council Tax Reduction, as new figures show the number of claims has fallen again.

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  14. 2 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have launched their biggest campaign of the year so far, encouraging people to check if they are eligible to save on council tax.

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  15. 2 Mar 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland is today launching a new campaign to help people who are struggling to pay their Council Tax bills.

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  16. 26 Feb 2020

    By Dr. Jamie Stewart, Citizens Advice Scotland.

    NB This article was published in the Herald newspaper on 26 February 2020.

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  17. 22 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has urged credit card providers to show sensitivity and flexibility towards customers in persistent debt as new rules begin to come into force this month which allow them to impose sanctions.

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  18. 13 Jan 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS Financial Health spokesperson

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  19. 6 Jan 2020

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has cautiously welcomed changes to credit card rules due to come into force in 2020 but has a financial health warning for people who are not paying off their credit cards.

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  20. 27 Dec 2019

    The Citizens Advice network in Scotland has unlocked financial gains worth almost £1.3 billion for people in the past decade.

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