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Join the Social Security Experience Panel

Publication date: 16th July 2019

The Scottish Government is creating Social Security Experience Panels.  They’re looking for volunteers to help shape Scotland’s new social security system. You can be from any background with experience of the current benef...

Text to Switch Your Mobile Network Provider

Publication date: 3rd July 2019

It’s been made easier to leave your existing mobile phone network.  Ofcom have acted over concerns about how some providers frustrated customer attempts to leave their ne...

Volunteers Week is Here!

Publication date: 3rd June 2019

Our volunteers do fantastic work and are the backbone of CARF, we simply couldn't help the thousands of people we do every year unless we have volunteers. This week is Volunteers Week and is a chance to say thank you for th...

New Voluntary Code to Protect Scam Victims

Publication date: 28th May 2019

If you get tricked by fraudsters you could get your money reimbursed as a new voluntary code has come into effect - although not all banks have signed up to it. Previously, banks would refuse refunds if you have been scammed, for example if...

Staying Safe Abroad

Publication date: 27th May 2019

With summer fast approaching, many of us may be already jetting off abroad or starting to look forward to an already booked summer holiday.  But what happens if something goes wrong while you’re away? Travel insurance can provide cover ...

CARF Launches Three New Services

Publication date: 23rd May 2019

CARF are delighted to announce the launch of a number of new services which will benefit Fifers over the coming months. Our new H...

Early May Holiday

Publication date: 1st May 2019

Due to the Early May public holiday, all CARF offices and telephone advice services will be closed on Monday 6th May.  We reopen as normal on Tuesday 7th May, While we're closed, you can get self help advice via our ...

Vacancy for EU Support Worker

Publication date: 1st May 2019

CARF have an exciting opportunity to develop a new Project within Fife delivering advice and support to vulnerable clients, at risk of missing the deadline to make an application to remain in the UK post-Brexit, and supporting applications for the...

CARF Vacancy for Finance Officer

Publication date: 22nd April 2019

CARF has a vacancy for a Finance Officer based at our administrative head office in Glenrothes. The post is permanent with a working week of 21 hours. Details of this and other positions can be found on our ...

CARF Vacancy for Money Adviser

Publication date: 22nd April 2019

CARF has a paid vacancy for a money adviser.  This post is temporary to cover maternity leave and provides an opportunity to work in Fife's leading advice service.  You'll work as part of a team who are the major provider of information,...