Citizens Advice Scotland

121-135 of 302 Articles
Clock icon 2 minutes

Legislation to establish a new consumer organisation has been unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament. Consumer Scotland – a new body dedicated to protecting the interests of consumers – is expected to be operational next year.

Clock icon 7 minutes

A new agreement has been reached by the Association for Decentralised Energy and Heat Network suppliers to protect their customers during the COVID-19 crisis as a new survey found household monthly energy costs are set to increase by an average of £32 because of increased fuel use during lockd

Clock icon 3 minutes

More than 40 of Scotland’s leading children's charities, faith groups, trade unions, community groups and anti-poverty organisations have joined civic organisations from across the UK to call on the Chancellor to increase child benefit by £10 a week per child to help families through the

Clock icon 4 minutes

Chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement that the UK Government will pay the wages of employees unable to work due to the COVID-19 outbreak has been roundly welcomed. In a statement on Friday, the Chancellor said the government will pay 80% of salary for staff who are kept on by their employer, coverin

Clock icon 6 minutes

The Scottish Government has announced that an additional £350 million will go to those most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Communities secretary Aileen Campbell has announced that funding will be made available to councils, charities, businesses and community groups and designed to be f

Clock icon 4 minutes

MSPs have called on the UK and Scottish governments to work more closely together to ensure people get the benefits they are entitled to after a new report found that up to £20 billion of means-tested benefits had been left unclaimed across the UK in 2016-17.

121-135 of 302 Articles