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Electric Heating Costs Three Times That of Gas

Publication date: 2nd November 2018

11% of Scottish households are using electric heating, which is the most expensive form of domestic fuel – three times as costly as gas. A new report by Citizens Advice Scotland finds that many in this group are on low incomes and unl...

CARF Publishes 2017/18 Annual Report

Publication date: 3rd October 2018

CARF is delighted to have published its Annual Report for 2017/18 as part of the AGM on 2nd October 2018. The report details the work of the organisation in the past year and outlines some of the future plans, many of which relate to improv...

CARF Work Results in Thousands Receiving Up to £10k

Publication date: 12th September 2018

CARF has recently made a significant Social Policy impact on underpayments of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) upon transfer from Incapacity Benefit (IB).  Since 2011, claimants have been transferring from IB to ESA, with those moving f...

Wonga in Administration

Publication date: 7th September 2018

Wonga is now in Administration and the company’s business affairs will be managed by Grant Thornton, Insolvency Practitioners. Anyone with loan queries should still contact Wonga direct on 0207 138 8330. Payments should be made...

CARF AGM 2018 - All Welcome!

Publication date: 17th September 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Twenty-first Annual General Meeting of Citizens Advice and Rights Fife Limited will be held on Tuesday 2nd October 2018 at 2.15 p.m. with refreshments being available from 1.30 p.m. in the Meeting Room, CA...

Volunteer with CARF

Publication date: 13th August 2018

In a few weeks’ time we’ll be enthusiastically welcoming new volunteer advisers into CARF.  People just like you; patient, non-judgemental and with time to spare to help others in the community.  Training is a comprehensive m...

Holiday Problems?

Publication date: 13th July 2018

Going on holiday? Know your rights.  If you experience issues relating to your holiday such as accommodation not as described, flight issues or changes that alter your holiday arrangements, talk to us.  We're here to help you....

No Summer Holiday for Fuel Poverty!

Publication date: 4th July 2018

Unlike Santa Claus, fuel poverty does not take a summer holiday.  It doesn’t only appear in December or when “The Beast From the East” gains momentum.  In these gloriously sunny days, it can be easy to overlook those wh...

Paid Vacancy for Learning and Development Officer

Publication date: 28th June 2018

CARF is currently seeking a Learning and Development Officer.  This role is crucial to the learning culture within CARF. If you are an excellent communicator, great at building relationships and have experience delivering training to a...

Energy Companies Increase Pricing

Publication date: 1st June 2018

The ‘Big Six’ energy companies (Scottish Power, British Gas, EDF, Npower, EON and SSE) have all announced increases to bills in 2018. If you haven’t considered switching your energy supplier now is the time to do it. ...