Our software tools are fast, simple, and easy to use.
We communicate information using clear visual charts, and focus on outcomes rather than process. Our Universal Benefit Calculator helps people to understand their benefit entitlements and shows them that they are tangibly better off in work.
"Advisors using the calculator were 3 times as effective at getting people into work"
Our team combines deep policy insight with practical frontline experience.
We have a specific expertise in welfare policy and anti-poverty strategies. We apply this to support our clients to tackle diverse problems and allow them to implement policy cost-effectively and according to the original policy intent.
“Policy in Practice were a pleasure to work with and we would definitely work with them in the future”MORE INFO
This comprehensive review of Universal Credit finds that Universal Credit will help to reduce poverty through more money in people’s ’pockets’ and improved ’prospects’ upon entering work. The report recommends short, medium and long term reforms to Universal Credit to make the policy truly transformative. It was written by Deven Ghelani and Lisa Stidle and supported by the JRF.View the paper
Policy in Practice’s Benefit Cap White Paper details the approach pioneered by Lewisham Council to help their residents who are impacted by the Benefit Cap, illustrates how the approach is having a real impact on people’s lives, and shares key lessons for other local authorities.View the paper
The Children’s Society worked with Policy in Practice to produce a ‘how to’ guide to sharing live birth data and principles of a data-sharing agreement which can be adopted and implemented by local authorities.View the paper