Citizens Advice Scotland

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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

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Prepayment meter customers on Universal Credit could see the value of their payments effectively wiped out by soaring energy costs, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has found. Around 470,000 households in Scotland are prepayment meter customers, paying for their energy in advance. Th

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Energy bills for the typical UK household are now estimated to pass £4,200 by January next year, a market researcher has said, around £650 more than the previous forecast just last week. Analysts at Cornwall Insight also suggest bills will reach around £3,582 per year for

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Automatic repayments to the UK Government and others owed by people claiming benefits should be put on hold to help households struggling with huge financial pressures during the cost of living crisis, MPs have said. With inflation set to peak at its highest level for 40 years, the report from the c

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SGN, which maintains Scotland’s gas network, has announced a new vulnerability funding package of just over £1 million over two years to help people reduce their energy bills and also avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. SGN is funding the Citizen Advice network in Scotland to provide advice

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The demand for advice around energy across the Citizens Advice network is up 61% compared to last year, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). The charity’s latest data report covering May 2022 showed that the impact of rising energy prices showed no sign of slowing down demand for advic

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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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