Policy in Practice responds to the NAO’s Rolling out Universal Credit report with four constructive suggestions that DWP can implement immediately to improve Universal Credit so it delivers more value for money for taxpayers and claimants.
Guest speaker Bill Irvine, UC Advice & Advocacy, joined Deven Ghelani and Zoe Charlesworth, to discuss the impact of Universal Credit on rent collection. They covered what the latest policy updates mean for landlords and what practical steps they can take to help tenants and protect rental income.
Hear about our award winning work with Phoenix to vulnerable households deal with debt early whilst improving collection processes and reducing costs. With Carole Kenney, Phoenix, and Nick Rowe, London Borough of Ealing.
View slides and recording to hear about our work to proactively tackle homelessness using local predictors, developed with household data. With Claire Horton, Newcastle City Council.
Hostile environment immigration policies mean 7 million low income families must pass the Habitual Residency Test to claim Universal Credit.
Zoe Charlesworth looks at Temporary Accommodation, Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) and Surplus Earnings welfare changes in April 2018.