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The charity helped with 1800 problems related to sick pay and sick leave in February 2016.
Doorstep lenders are taking advantage of vulnerable people and putting them at risk of serious debt problems, warns Citizens Advice.
A new report from Citizens Advice found the number of temporary agency workers has skyrocketed from 230,000 to 297,000.
One in eight people using new pension freedoms have being caught out by unexpected taxes and cuts to benefits, says Citizens Advice.
Citizens Advice warns people who dip into their pension pot now may later discover they cannot afford future care costs.
Citizens Advice is calling on the government to ensure better support for sick and disabled people to stay in work or find a job.
Citizen Advice Exeter says it has had to deal with a 43.8% increase in the number of requests for advice over changes to social security benefits.
Insecure employment can leave many people struggling to manage household finances or plan for the future, say Citizens Advice.
New figures reveal a 25% rise in the number of expectant mums reporting maternity discrimination in the workplace.
The number of people who contacted Citizens Advice for help with pay and entitlements issues against employers rose by 4% to 67,000 in 2015.
Less than half of people with aspirations of becoming self-employed are achieving their ambitions, according to new research.
The charity says it helped deal with 125,000 debt related problems in 2014-15, from more than 29,700 people.
The CAB also says that £1.3bn of Housing Benefit is spent on dangerous homes that are unfit to live in.
Older people are swiftly becoming 'prime targets' for pension pot scammers, a leading advice charity has warned.
Council tax debt has overtaken credit cards as the most common form of debt requiring advice and support, says a leading charity.
A rise in employment and sharp drop in the number of people out of work has had little effect on the scandal of low wages, the latest figures show. Figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Wednesday...
Citizens Advice claim that the Employment Tribunal fees are deterring employees from bringing forward legitimate claims against employers.
The report - One day at a time - investigated the cumulative impact of welfare reforms in Wales and found that many households were 'struggling to maintain a minimum standard of living'.
According to the CAB, they dealt with 29,366 problems 'related to' Tax Credit overpayments during the 2013/14 tax year.
Minimum length benefit sanctions are 'setting people up to fail' and pushes unemployed people further away from the world of work, figures released by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) suggest.