Around one in four of the issues brought to Scottish bureaux relate to debt. As well as working with clients in crisis debt situations, many Scottish bureaux undertake financial capability work, including delivering face to face Money Advice Sessions on behalf of the Money Advice Service. The Scottish CAB Service campaigns tirelessly for responsible lending and appropriate solutions for people whose debts have become unmanageable.
Find out more here about our money and debt work.
11 Feb 2015
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today welcomed steps by the Church of Scotland and others to set up credit unions as a low-interest alternative to payday loans and high street bank loans.
4 Jul 2018
Citizens Advice Scotland Trustee Martyn Buckley has become an official 'Scambassador' for'Friends Against Scams', which is a UK-wide initiative for Trading Standards.
2 Jul 2018
by Ruth Mendel, Policy Officer, Citizens Advice Scotland.
NB This article first appeared in the Sunday Herald, 01/07/18.
Publication date: August 2018
Citizens Advice Scotland provided evidence to HM Treasury's pre-paid funeral plans: call for evidence. We focused on the importance of ensuring consumers were both fully informed and protected from harm.
Publication date: July 2018
Citizens Advice Scotland responded to Financial Conduct Authority's Discussion Paper on Rent to Own, answering questions about 'What alternative solutions could there be to address harm from high prices?' and 'What issues should the Financial Conduct Authority should take into account in carrying out further work on a price‑cap'
Publication date: June 2018
Citizens Advice Scotland welcomed the opportunity to respond to this consultation concerning competition and transparency in the provision of funerals and crematoria market power.
Publication date: December 2017
Citizens Advice Scotland have published our annual report on burial and cremation charges across Scotland.