Tens of thousands of children are missing out because of the cost of living crisis, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) estimates, as rising energy costs see people in Scotland cut back on hobbies, leisure activities, new clothes, and accessories for their children.
Over 2 million adults in Scotland are estimated to have cut back on household spending because of energy costs, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Analysis by the charity of polling by YouGov found that 48% of adults in Scotland, equivalent of 2.2 million people, have cut ba
Millions of people across Scotland are worried and anxious about energy bills and the cost of living this winter, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Analysis from the charity of polling from YouGov has found that, as a result of public discussions about rising energy costs,&
People in debt are facing the prospect of being “trapped” by an escalating cost of living crisis, a new report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. The report looks at the experiences of almost 3,000 complex debt clients receiving help from the CAB network. A complex debt is wh
Demand for online advice for people struggling to pay their mortgage soared in September, according to new data released by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). Their September data report shows demand increased by 287% in September 2022 from September 2021.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland unlocked over £132 million for people in the last year, new statistics published this week will show. In 2021/22 the network of 59 Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB) and the Extra Help Unit in Glasgow helped over 174,500 clients in Scotland and dealt with alm
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has responded to suggestions that the UK Government will not uprate benefits in line with inflation, saying the move would be 'absolutely catastrophic for the poorest and most vulnerable in the UK. Commenting on the suggestion by his junior Treasury Secretary Chris Phi
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is today launching 'Our Advice Adds Up', a new campaign encouraging people to seek advice as the cost of living crisis continues to squeeze household budgets. This autumn consumers are set to face a huge increase in energy bills, soaring inflation and the impact of hig
A new report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) details the breadth and depth of the cost of living crisis, with soaring energy bills driving “frightening” demand for advice around food insecurity. The quarterly cost of living analysis of demand for advice found that in more than 1 in 1