Living standards questioned as over 270k Scots turn to their local Citizens Advice
COVID-19: How do you cover your debt payments?
Millions UK residents are now struggling with the economic fallout of COVID-19 and are beginning to ask themselves the same question: how will they make the payments to their credit cards, personal loans, car finance ...
COVID-19: How to protect yourself from Sheriff Officers
The Scottish Government has introduced emergency provisions to protect people from Sheriff Officers during the COVID-19 outbreak. In its latest measure to protect Scots from the financial fallout of the pandemic, the government unveiled new ...
Coronavirus and pensions: regulators urge savers to remain calm
Scottish savers are being urged to remain calm as the coronavirus crisis continues to unfold across the country. Leading bodies The Pensions Regulator (TPR) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have joined forces with The ...
Greater protection for Scottish tenants during coronavirus outbreak
People who rent their homes in Scotland now have greater protection from eviction during the COVID-19 outbreak, thanks to emergency powers unveiled yesterday (April 1). The Coronavirus (Scotland) Bill, which was unanimously supported by the ...
COVID-19: Information for drivers in Scotland
Much has changed for drivers in Scotland in the few short weeks since the coronavirus outbreak was announced. From MOT tests and servicing to keeping on top of your car finance payments, we cover the ...
COVID-19: National guidance and useful links
As Scotland enters its second week in lockdown and latest figures showing 1563 positive coronavirus cases across the country, the virus is having a deep and lasting impact in communities far and wide. There’s no ...
New support announced for self-employed Scots affected by COVID-19
Support for Scottish self-employed workers affected by COVID-19 has been announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak. In a Downing Street press conference last night (March 26) he pledged to help the 330,000 self-employed workers across Scotland ...
COVID 19: Self-employment support in Scotland
The Scottish Government has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak to offer greater support to the self-employed during the COVID-19 outbreak. Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop and Finance Secretary Kate Forbes have ...
COVID-19: Advice for Credit Card Holders
With coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading all over the country, it’s not just our health that’s affected; it’s our finances too. This goes for not those currently ill, but even those who have avoided the virus so ...