We are calling for a halt to the rollout of Universal Credit, the major new UK benefit.
26 Jul 2017
Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling that employment tribunal fees are unlawful.Spotlight:CAB tags:
24 Jul 2017
75 is the average age of reported scam victims and £4500 was found to be the average financial loss for those between 75–79 years old. Those over-70 have the highest reported detriment from a number of different types of scams.
Those aged 61–80 were more likely to be victims of investment fraud. This type of fraud has a huge detriment with a median loss to victims of £10,500 compared to a median loss across all scams of £395.Spotlight:CAB tags:
19 Jul 2017 For action by 25 Jul 2017
Join CARF on Tuesday 25th July at 11am for a free webinar on Water Direct. Water Direct is a scheme applied by many local authorities across Scotland to collect water arrears and can cause significant financial detriment to vulnerable clients. The webinar is ideal if you want to increase your understanding of the scheme.
18 Jul 2017
We keep an eye on issues in the media that may affect bureaux and citizens. In case you'd like to take a look, here's our latest weekly summary of stories we've been tracking across the past seven days and various newspapersCAB tags: