Volunteers in Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland have been worth more than £17 million since the pandemic, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Since April 2020 volunteers in CABs across Scotland have contributed the equivalent of £17,164,222 in hours.
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The new energy price cap covering the period from July to the end of September 2023 is to be set at £2,074, Ofgem has announced today.
New analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed the impact CABs have on families at risk of poverty.
March 2023 was a month of unprecedented demand for advice across the Citizens Advice network in Scotland. Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABs) helped people more than 100,000 times in a single month, the highest on record for individual pieces of advice given. The month also saw the highest number of peop
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for a ban on landlords who evict tenants illegally as part of a five-point plan to strengthen the private rented sector.
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is calling for a sea-change in support offered to people who are in debt and struggling with the mental health as the cost of living crisis surges. The charity is today publishing a new Good Practice guidance for creditors, to encourage them to foster more constructive
Citizens Advice Scotland has called on the energy regulator Ofgem to permanently ban energy companies from breaking into the homes of vulnerable consumers to install pre-payment meters. Supplier are entering the homes of consumers who are struggling to pay their bills – without their permissio
Millions of people in Scotland anticipate saving less during the cost of living crisis, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) suggests.
The Citizens Advice network in Scotland helped people with energy issues more than 12,000 times in February, new data from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed. In total, the CAB network issued advice on gas and electricity 12,386 times in February. Gas and electricity remained the single top
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called for changes to the childcare element of Universal Credit to be extended to the main element of the benefit.
More than half a million people in Scotland expect to increase the use of their overdraft during the cost of living crisis, analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland has found.
The latest poverty and income inequality statistics expose endemic bias in Scotland’s broken housing system, Shelter Scotland has said. The housing and homelessness charity has called for urgent action to deliver more social homes, which it says is the only way to address Scotland’s
Over 782,000 adults in Scotland expect to see their credit card use increase during the cost of living crisis, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed.
Hundreds of thousands of adults in Scotland expect to enter debt or their existing debt to get worse during the cost of living crisis, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found.
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has today said it endorses the call made by Citizens Advice (England and Wales) and other partners for a new social tariff to be applied to energy consumers, which would see some consumers receive up to £1,500 more per year in financial help. The proposal is esse