3 Feb 2021
by Kate Morrison, CAS Strategic Lead for Fair Markets
This column was first published in the Herald on 03 February 2021.
27 Jan 2021
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped 19,554 people in December, as concerns around debt and benefits continued amid Covid-19 restrictions, according to new data released today.
30 Dec 2020
by Emma Ash, CAS policy officer (Fair Markets team)
This article was first published in the Herald on 30 December 2020.
30 Dec 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for greater investment in energy efficiency measures as demand for online advice soared as the weather turned cold.
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.
1 Dec 2020
by Rebecca King, CAS policy officer (Energy).
This article first appeared in the Herald on 2 December 2020.
18 Nov 2020
by Andrew Fraser, policy officer in the CAS Strong Communities team.
This article was first published in the Herald on 18 November 2020.
2 Nov 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the launch of a consultation by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) as part of its work to investigate when consumers may be misled into buying eco-friendly products.
21 Oct 2020
by Emma Ash, Senior policy officer (Water team).
This article was first published in the Herald in 21 October 2020.
6 Oct 2020
A new online tool launched was this week called BogusBuster, which helps consumers who are the victims of scams and who fall for fake products to claim their money back from online marketplaces.
30 Sep 2020
by Tracey Reilly, CAS Policy Manager (Strong Communities team)
This article was first publlshed in the Herald on 30 September 2020.
14 Sep 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has outlined a plan to protect consumers in the move to net zero.
5 Aug 2020
by Kyle Scott, CAS Policy officer
This article was first published in the Herald on 5 August 2020.
28 Jul 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has today welcomed the announcement by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ban the way some car dealers receive commission linked to the interest rate consumers pay.
1 Jul 2020
by Greg Thomas, policy officer in the CAS Strong Communities team.
This column first appeared in the Herald newspaper on 1 July 2020.
24 Jun 2020
By Emma Ash, Energy policy officer at Citizens Advice Scotland.
This article was first published in the Herald on 24 June 2020.
17 Jun 2020
by Myles Fitt, CAS spokesperson on Financial Health.
This article was originally published in the Herald newspaper on 17 June 2020.
15 Jun 2020
Citizens Advice Scotland has welcomed the launch of the 2020 Scams Awareness campaign.
11 Jun 2020
The national campaign for Scams Awareness Fortnight will be running from 15-28 June 2020.
20 May 2020
by Kate Morrison, CAS spokesperson on Fair Markets.
This article was first published in the Herald newspaper on 20 May 2020.