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Spotlight on: Money and debt

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.

News

  1. 26 Apr 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today published new figures showing the numbers of Scots who struggle to make ends meet.

  2. 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.

  3. 13 Jan 2020

    by Myles Fitt, CAS Financial Health spokesperson

Publications

  1. Andrew Scobie

    Publication date: October 2019

    Andrew Scobie of Perth CAB has carried out a qualitative study to explore how third parties, specifically creditors and health professionals, are responding to the needs and circumstances of indebted citizens with mental health issues.

  2. Jemiel Benison and Mike Holmyard

    Publication date: October 2019

    Citizens Advice Scotland has responded to the Insolvency Service's call for evidence on Insolvency Practitioner regulation.

  3. Mike Holmyard

    Publication date: October 2019

    CAS welcomes the FCA's commitment to vulnerable consumers and the guidance they have published to help firms understand their obligations. 

  4. Mike Holmyard

    Publication date: August 2019

    CAS has responded to the Accountant in Bankruptcy's consultation on returning funds to the free sector.

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