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Christmas Closure Times

Publication date: 20th December 2018

Most of CARF's services will close for the Christmas and New Year holiday.  Details of our closure:  Bureau:  Last Session of 2018:...

In-Work Poverty

Publication date: 11th December 2018

A new report from Citizens Advice Scotland finds that many people working in Scotland are routinely struggling to afford food. ...

Rights of EU Citizens Post Brexit

Publication date: 3rd December 2018

A new guide outlines what is known about the rights of EEA/EU citizens in Scotland now, during the transition period and after Brexit. Many of the details about Brexit are still being worked out and agreed upon but this guide attempts to pu...

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...

Vacancies at CARF

Publication date: 21st November 2018

CARF is pleased to have vacancies for two posts for Financial Health Check Workers. Details of these opportunities can be found on our Job Vacancies page....

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 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...

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...

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...