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Adviser Training Applications Now Closed!

Citizens Advice Edinburgh needs your help!

Applications are now open for our next Adviser Training Programme. The programme is free to apply for and starts on October 4th 2016.

What experience & abilities are necessary?

All our volunteer advisers receive full training. 

No particular qualification or experience is necessary but you must possess the following abilities:

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Make Volunteering Your New Years Resolution!

Happy new Year from everyone at Citizens Advice Edinburgh! Since January 5th we have been back to business as usual here in our five bureau, providing free advice and information to hundreds of Edinburgh residents. We manage this every day because of the hard work and dedication of our amazing volunteers - all 285 of them as of January 2016!

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Adviser Training Programme - The First Week

This week saw the start of the Citizens Advice Edinburgh Adviser Training Programme following our busy volunteer open day and application process in September. As advice services coordinator, I have the privilege of welcoming our new trainees to the Citizens Advice service and overseeing the ongoing training process over the coming weeks and months

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Another fantastic open day - but what's next?

On Saturday 5th September we were delighted to once again open our doors of our Leith Bureau to the public for our autumn Volunteer Open Day. The Open Day is always a busy occasion for us, with members of the public stopping by to meet our volunteers and staff to find out more about who we are, what we do, and what we can offer to new volunteers. As Advice Services Coordinator, this was also a great opportunity for me to meet with prospective volunteers and talk about our next Adviser Training Programme which is due to start on 13th October.

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Private parking tickets can be challenged in court

People who are charged unfairly by private car parks have grounds for legal challenge - according to a new legal opinion obtained by Citizens Advice Scotland.

The CAB Service in Scotland has been campaigning on this issue over the past year through the 'It's Not Fine' campaign which found that many people are being charged large amounts of money for very short over-stays. The campaign also found that private car parks often don’t have clear signage setting out their fees, and that many firms were using aggressive and misleading tactics when pursuing debts.

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