Citizens Advice Scotland
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed moves to enshrine the Scottish Government’s proposed new fuel poverty target in legislation but said that more investment is required to make the ambition a reality.
Published 10 November 2017
Stirling District Citizens Advice Bureau has today published its new Plain English Guide to Help Sort out Benefits to help people overcome the system’s complexities.
Published 9 November 2017
Scots who make their homes more energy efficient should get a Council Tax rebate, according to a new report.
Published 16 October 2017
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to set up a state-owned not-for-profit energy company in Scotland to offer cheaper power to homeowners.
Published 11 October 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May has renewed a commitment to introduce a cap on energy prices for customers on standard variable tariffs.
Published 5 October 2017
A new campaign aimed at ensuring older people receive the financial support they are entitled to has been launched by the Scottish Government and Citizens Advice Scotland.
Published 3 October 2017
The Scottish Government has pledged to establish an expert group together with a £50 million fund with the aim of eradicating homelessness for good.
Published 6 September 2017
A group of 24 Scottish charities have come together to urge the UK government to stop the roll-out of the Universal Credit system in Scotland.
Published 31 August 2017
Citizens Advice Scotland has called for a halt to the accelerated roll-out of Universal Credit, publishing new figures which show the system risks leaving thousands of Scots in poverty and debt.
Published 7 July 2017
Derek Mitchell will take over as chief executive of Citizens Advice Scotland in August, the charity has announced.
Published 28 June 2017
Energy suppliers are not doing enough to help customers on low incomes, according to a new report by Citizens Advice Scotland.
Published 28 June 2017
A new report has found that face-to-face advice schemes for Scots who are in fuel poverty are a necessary service for certain consumers but that improved monitoring and evaluation of projects is needed.
Published 23 June 2017
The publication of the Social Security Bill is a “landmark moment” for the Scottish Parliament, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) and the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).
Published 22 June 2017
There is a “clear need” for greater protection measures for consumers in Scotland who use ‘district heating’ schemes, according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).
Published 29 May 2017
Rory Mair CBE has been elected as the new independent chair of Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) at the charity’s AGM in Edinburgh.
Published 29 March 2017