Monthly Archives: January 2013

Energy companies must do more to help cash-strapped consumers

A new report from Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) calls on suppliers and regulators to better target help for people who have difficulty meeting the ever rising costs of heating their homes. With household energy bills now double what they were … Continue reading

Under-employment one of the hidden problems of the economic crisis

Citizens Advice Scotland have said too many working Scots are struggling in low-paid and unsatisfying jobs which don’t meet their financial needs and which have a negative impact on their health and relationships. As the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and … Continue reading

Citizens Advice Scotland disappointed at benefits uprating Bill – burden will fall hardest on poorest

The Chief Executive of Citizens Advice Scotland has said she is disappointed and disheartened following the passing of the second reading of the UK Government’s Welfare Benefits Up-rating Bill today. The bill will impose a three-year cap of 1% on … Continue reading

Bus For Jobs – free bus travel for January

Bus For Jobs – free bus travel for January  Do I qualify? This initiative is known as Bus for Jobs and is open to those aged 18 years or more who have been unemployed for between three months and less … Continue reading