Citizens Advice Scotland
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has announced the appointment of Deloitte to lead an independent assessment review of its governance.
Published 3 May 2016
A groundbreaking study into destitution in the UK has revealed that 1.25 million people, including over 300,000 children, are so poor they cannot afford to eat properly, keep clean or stay warm and dry.
Published 28 April 2016
Over 6,000 people - an increase of 23 per cent over the past two years - contacted Citizens Advice Scotland in 2015 to report problems with their landlords and with poor housing in the private rented sector.
Published 6 April 2016
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has appointed “independent experts” to review its own governance with the aim of making the charity a model within the sector for progressive governance.
Published 21 March 2016
The Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) has welcomed the reiteration by the UK government that it will delay the LHA cap for tenants in supported accommodation by a year.
Published 17 March 2016
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) is urging people in Scotland’s military community to make use of its specialist Armed Service Advice Project (ASAP) in 2016.
Published 7 January 2016
The Commission on Local Tax Reform has published a new report recommending the abolition and replacement of the current council tax system.
Published 15 December 2015
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has urged Holyrood to use new powers to create a fairer welfare system after a poll revealed over a third of benefit claimants are ‘unable to get by’ on the income they receive.
Published 10 December 2015
The number of fuel poverty cases recorded by Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has increased by 130 per cent since 2011, according to new figures.
Published 26 October 2015
A joint campaign from Energy Saving Trust, Department of Energy and Climate Change and Citizens Advice Scotland is calling on Scottish residents to swot up on switching energy supplier and, where possible, help an older relative or neighbour find a better deal.
Published 26 October 2015
Attempts by the Scottish Government to provide “more security, stability and predictability” to tenants renting in the private rented sector (PRS) have been broadly welcomed, though concerns have been raised proposals may harm investment in the sector.
Published 8 October 2015
The chief executive at Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has been suspended from her job, according to reports.
Published 8 September 2015
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has come out against news that UK government ministers are reportedly considering plans that will stop young people from being able to claim tax credits, saying the plans will compound the challenges already facing vulnerable young Scots and will lead more into poverty.
Published 12 August 2015
Citizens Advice Scotland has expressed concern about the impact of further welfare cuts, following David Cameron’s speech yesterday.
Published 23 June 2015
MPs have called for a full and “urgent” independent review to investigate whether benefit sanctions are being applied appropriately, fairly and proportionately.
Published 24 March 2015