George Sanderson looks at the numbers behind advance payments and asks whether the new measure, though welcome, goes far enough to secure the financial resilience of low-income households.
Our new analysis, supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, identifies 7 factors that determine a household’s ability to cope with the transition to Universal Credit. We give 4 recommendations that Government should adopt now.
Zoe Charlesworth reviews announcements from the Spending Round 2019 and looks at some of the measures that could help people on low incomes and those who may be struggling.
Innovative and successful stories of data analytics in local authorities were shared by our LIFT Dashboard clients at our recent steering group. Read more.
Our Benefit and Budgeting Calculator steering group met again in July to hear about best practice from users and new developments from us. Read more.
Positive use of data can help society’s most vulnerable people. Here are 8 examples, including Luton and Croydon Councils, where data analysis is used for good.