Citizens Advice Scotland

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The energy price cap increase imposed today will "hammer" household budgets, Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has warned. From today, the energy price cap will increase for millions of customers across Britain.

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Almost 400,000 people in Scotland missed an energy payment in the past year after running out of money before payday, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). Polling by YouGov for the charity found that 32% of people ran out of money before payday in the last year. Of those pe

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Almost 300,000 people in Scotland have missed a housing payment after running out of money in the past year, new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland has revealed. Polling for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) by YouGov found that one in three – around 1.4 million – people in Scotlan

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Over 1.4 million people in Scotland have run out money before pay day in the last year, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS). Polling by YouGov for the charity found that 32% of people ran out of money either ‘always’, ‘most of the time’, or ‘so

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The Citizens Advice network unlocked almost £147 million for people during the pandemic, new statistics have revealed. Despite the huge challenges presented by lockdown, with face to face advice restricted for large periods of the 2020/21 year, the network unlocked £146.9m for people thr

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has repeated its call for the abolition of the five-week wait and the introduction of a non-repayable assessment period grant for everyone claiming Universal Credit to stop people from being swept into serious debt. The recommendations come in a new report from the cha

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Consumers are supportive of the goal of net-zero emissions by 2045, but are ‘in the dark’ over the challenges it will pose in their own lives, a new briefing from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has revealed. Research for the charity from YouGov found that 68% of Scottish adults supp

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Around one in seven (14%) adults in Scotland are finding it difficult to live on their present income, according to polling for Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) from YouGov. Research for the charity reveals 10% of people are finding it difficult, with a further 4% finding it very difficult.

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The Citizens Advice network is worth up to £245 million to Scottish society, according to a new analysis published today. The analysis comes from a new independent report from Europe Economics into the economic value of advice provided during the year 2019/20, and includes analysis that the ad

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Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed encouraging changes from the Scottish Government around adult disability payments, but is urging the government to go further to improve the payment for more disabled people by scrapping the 20 metre rule. The Scottish Government’s response to the co

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