Citizens Advice Scotland

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Demand for housing advice across the Citizens Advice network is growing as the cost of living crisis intensifies, according to the latest data report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). In terms of online advice pages, concern around landlords increasing rent continues to grow and is now eight time

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The cost of living crisis is fuelling demand for advice and information that, in some cases, have not seen since the early weeks of the Covid-19 pandemic, new data from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has suggested. The charity’s monthly data report for February 2022 reveals that the online adv

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Reduced or loss of income is cited by over 280,00 people as key driver for debt since the beginning of the pandemic, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). Analysis by the charity of polling undertaken by YouGov found that 161,071 people cited reduce reduced income as a reaso

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is urging people worried about the cost of living crisis to seek advice as energy bills soar for millions today. Today the energy price cap is set to increase by £693, with a further increase expected in the autumn.

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People threatened with homelessness should be able to get help earlier, up to six months before they are forced from their homes, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and homelessness charity Crisis has found. With the Scottish Government and COSLA’s joint consultation on homelessn

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The UK Government has failed to deliver the support and help that thousands of worried households facing poverty require as a result of soaring energy bills and a cost of living crisis, according to charities and civic organisations across Scotland.

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More than three quarters of Scottish adults impacted by debt during the pandemic say their mental health has been negatively impacted by it, according to new polling for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). Polling for the charity by YouGov found that 77% of Scottish adults in debt or at risk of debt sin

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The future of a lifeline energy scheme in Scotland is in doubt, as households face soaring bills in a matter of weeks. The Warm Home Discount, funded by all energy consumers, takes £140 off of energy bills through an energy company rebate, to people on pension credit or low incomes.

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has called on broadband providers to do more to raise awareness of their ‘social tariffs,’ which could save consumers £144 a year if they are claiming Universal Credit. The call comes as Ofcom has revealed that just 55,000 of the eligible 4.2 million

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has issued a warning about increasing demand for energy advice as new figures from across the CAB network shows the impact of the autumn price cap increase. In December 2021, CAB advice given in relation to utilities, the majority of which relates to energy, increased

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Large increases to energy bills in the spring could see demand for food bank use soar, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned. Analysis of the advice CABs gave during the pandemic found that 30% of clients getting advice around food banks also needed advice around utilities – the majority o

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