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Citizens Advice Data Insights: Predictions for an Election Year

Date: 18th January 2023 Time: 12-1pm Venue: Online event – register for free on Eventbrite Our monthly briefings give a unique insight into the realities of what people are experiencing on a daily basis through examining our real-time data dashboard.  We will be joined by Professor Sir John Curtice,  Britain’s foremost pollster, Professor of Politics […]

January Advice Column

I’ve built up a bit of debt and I am panicking. Even though I cut back, Christmas wasexpensive, my rent has gone up and my paycheque just doesn’t stretch as far as itused to. I’m doing everything I can but it’s not enough – what can I do? First of all, it’s important to know […]

Citizens Advice December cost-of-living briefing

Date: 14 December2023 Time: 14:00-15:00 Theme: When advice is not enough – the rising problem of negative budgets Venue: Online event – register for free on Eventbrite: Our monthly briefings give a unique insight into the reality of what the people we help are experiencing on a daily basis, through examining our real-time data […]

Bereavement benefits extended to cohabiting parents

Following the Supreme Court decision in McLaughlin v SSWP [2018] UKSC 48 and the High Court decision in Jackson & Orrs v SSWP [2020] EWHC 183, the Government has altered the law to allow bereaved cohabiting parents to claim bereavement benefits. The deadline to claim this backdated entitlement ends on 9 February 2024.  What does this mean? The […]

Adviceline reduced capacity

Our Adviceline will operate at reduced capacity on Wednesday, 8th November, from 1.30 pm to 5.00 pm. We apologise that during this time may take longer than usual to speak to an adviser. Our self-help and information are available 24/7 online⤵️

#KeepTheLifeline advice press release

Universal Credit cut: Everything you need to know Over the coming weeks, people claiming Universal Credit will receive notifications about a cut to their benefits this autumn. Benefits experts at Citizens Advice Shropshire, which is campaigning against the cut, set out what this means for claimants. When will the cut happen? As it stands, the […]

Check, switch and save on your energy bills

We’re taking part in Big Energy Saving Winter. Find out how you can Check, Switch and Save on your energy bills today by visiting our campaign website Take the Big Energy Saving Winter quiz to test your knowledge and get tips to help you save money on your energy bills this winter

Thank you to our trustees

This Trustees Week we want to thank our brilliant trustees who oversee, direct and guide our work in Shropshire.  We’re looking for new trustees to guide and direct our charity. Find out more here.

What are hate crimes and hate incidents?

Hate incidents A hate incident is any incident which the victim, or anyone else, thinks is based on someone’s prejudice towards them because of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or because they are transgender. Not all hate incidents will amount to criminal offences, but those that do become hate crimes. Hate crimes A hate […]