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  1. 19 Jul 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said many Scots are still ‘drowning in debt,’ as new figures showed that over half a million Scots have taken on more debt in the last three months – a higher rate than the UK as a whole.

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  2. 20 Jun 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the findings of a new report by Shelter, which show that the high cost of living is leading to an increase in stress levels.

  3. 11 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have responded to figures showing that one in four people are struggling to make ends meet. The figures are published today by moneysupermarket.com.

  4. 10 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed OFCOM’s campaign to gather evidence of how many people are receiving ‘unexpectedly high’ bills for phone and internet services.

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  5. 5 May 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland says the decision by Lloyds to set aside £3.2bn for repayment of Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) is a sign that the industry knows the recent High Court ruling has to be taken seriously.

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  6. 26 Apr 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have said today’s report by the Office for Budget Responsibility is official proof that the government’s welfare reforms will lead to increased debt in many households.

  7. 30 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the fact that Scotland has six of the top 10 UK towns most in debt shows the extent of the debt crisis here.

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  8. 23 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said there is nothing in the budget that will really help people who are struggling financially, and that the government does not understand the extent of the problems many families are facing.

  9. 10 Mar 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland have backed the Office of Fair Trading’s Guidance on Debt Collection – which has been opened for consultation today.

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  10. 19 Feb 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said that the major High Street banks need to ‘get their act together’ and treat their customers better, following claims today by ‘Consumer Focus’ that less than half of those who make a complaint to their bank are satisfied with the response.

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  11. 19 Jan 2011

    Scottish MPs will today debate how to force Scotland’s main banks to stop turning away people who need a bank account.

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  12. 11 Jan 2011

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have said the major High Street banks need to improve their approach to customer service, in the light of new reports of poor complaint handling.

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  13. 31 Dec 2010

    Staff from Scotland’s Citizens Advice Bureaux anticipate that financial problems will continue to plague Scottish communities in 2011. They have also singled out banks for particular criticism for their failure to help people in nee

  14. 22 Dec 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have responded to the news that nearly 40% of people across the UK run out of money two thirds of the way through the typical month. The figures come from R3, the Insolvency Trade Body in their ‘quarterly tracking research’ report today.

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  15. 17 Dec 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) have welcomed today’s announcement by the Office of Fair Trading, warning PayDay Loan companies not to mis-use Direct Debit mandates to take funds from their customers’ bank accounts without their knowledge.

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  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 6 Jul 2010

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned there is a risk of an unacceptable gap between real incomes in Scotland and those required to avoid poverty.

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  20. 10 Jun 2010

    Evidence published today (Thursday 10th June 2010) by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) shows that Scotland’s main banks are still ‘hammering’ their customers by imposing unfair overdraft fees.

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