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Tackling Poverty in Scotland

Let’s make it history Even before coronavirus, around a million people in Scotland were reported to be living in poverty. According to an up-to-date independent report by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation last year, poverty is still rife across the country. Moreover, the Trade Union Congress has found that one in five kids of Scots key workers are among […]

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Coronavirus: Returning Back To Work

“My workplace is open again, but….” Concerned about coronavirus and returning to work? As restrictions ease and more workplaces open up again, know where you stand and how to keep yourself safe at work. Here we answer some of your questions. But if you have any further concerns, please contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau. […]

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What to do if you’re being bullied at work

Workplace Bullying Advice Workplace bullying includes both verbal and physical abuse at work. You may feel unfairly treated, intimidated, humiliated, excluded or harassed. If someone’s behaviour at work is making you feel uncomfortable, there are things that you can do about it. Talk about it Being bullied at work causes a great deal of stress […]

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Coronavirus: Sick Pay and Benefits

Coronavirus covid-19 update: For the latest specific advice on coronavirus covid-19, please see the NHS and UK government website. In the current climate, East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau understand you may be wary of accessing our services face to face. So we are happy to answer any queries by telephone or email, if you do not wish to […]

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Applying for Universal Credit Scotland

Universal Credit – What you need to know Changes to benefits now mean that Job Seekers Allowance, Housing Benefit and other benefits have been replaced by universal credit. Although this is supposed to make your life simpler, checking your universal credit eligibility and applying can be a bit confusing. That’s where the Citizens Advice Bureau […]