28 Apr 2021
by Gillian Fyfe, Strategic Lead (Strong Communities).
This article was first published in the Herald on 28 April 2021.
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.
27 Oct 2020
by Mhoraig Green, CAS Strategic Lead on social policy
This article was first published in the Herald on 27 October 2020.
25 Oct 2020
A staggering 84 per cent of people in Scotland aren’t confident about their rights during the redundancy process, a new poll for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found.
22 Oct 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the Chancellor’s statement today outlining additional support for businesses and workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
9 Oct 2020
Responding to today's announcement from the Chancellor on an expansion to the Job Support Scheme, CAS Social Justice Spokesperson Mhoraig Green said:
7 Oct 2020
Responding to the First Minister’s statement today, Citizens Advice Scotland Chief Executive Derek Mitchell said:
24 Sep 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has responded to today’s announcement by the Chancellor of a Job Support Scheme will directly support the wages of people in work, giving businesses who face depressed winter demand the option of keeping employees in a job on shorter hours.
16 Sep 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned that the coronavirus pandemic is impacting all levels of society as new data shows how different people are receiving help from Citizens Advice Bureaux for the first time.
11 Sep 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today calling for an extension of the furlough scheme as a new poll reveals 37 per cent of workers in Scotland are concerned about their job security over the next 12 months.
24 Aug 2020
Two experts from the CAS network spoke today on a new BBC podcast, offering advice to people facing redundancy.
16 Jul 2020
New figures from the Office of National Statistics, which show the jobless rate increasing, are matched by the trends seen by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).
8 Jul 2020
by Mhoraig Green, CAS Strategic Lead on Social Justice.
This column was first published in the Herald on 8 July 2020.
2 Jul 2020
Demand for advice around redundancy is soaring, according to new data from Citizens Advice Scotland, with almost 1 in 5 employment queries to the network concerning redundancy.
16 Jun 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the Office of National Statistics figures that show unemployment increasing in Scotland by 30,000 to 127,000 between February and April.
12 Jun 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has called for a higher statutory minimum wage rate and a crackdown on employers who refuse to pay their workers the legal minimum.
7 Jun 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has urged policymakers to put people at the heart of Scotland’s economic recovery.
15 May 2020
The proportion of advice issued by the Citizens Advice network relating to employment has doubled between March and April and quadrupled since February new data reveals.
12 May 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to extend the furlough scheme to October.
1 Apr 2020
by Rory Mair CBE, Chair of Citizens Advice Scotland.
NB This article appeared in the Herald on 1 April 2020