The February 2021 Financial Fairness Tracker aimed to identify which groups were falling through the cracks of the government pandemic support packages.

Research suggests 3.8 million adults in Britain (between 6-7%) were living with reduced earnings as a direct result of the pandemic and not furloughed or getting help from the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme. Of these, almost half lost a third or more of their total household income – around five times more than among the rest of the population.

Key findings

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