Covid means UK ‘sleep-walking into a debt crisis’

Those from a black and minority ethnic background were more likely to be affected, with 37% taking an income hit. People aged between 25 and 34 were the most likely, by far, to have had a change in employment as a result of the pandemic, the FCA said.

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