Nearly one in six workers in England and Wales in insecure work

Focus on boosting pay risks ignoring debt problems for millions on zero-hour contracts, Citizens Advice says

Four-and-a-half million people in England and Wales are in insecure work, according to research by Citizens Advice, which has warned too much focus on boosting pay risks ignoring the problem of unpredictable incomes for many households.

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