Policy in Practice supports Lord Bird’s Creditworthiness Assessment Bill and its potential to tackle financial vulnerability. Councils can do more to prevent homelessness using their own data and, on 17 July, our next Leading Lights Network event at the House of Lords will hear how.
Michael and I married in 2013. He was diagnosed with MND aged 33 and passed away in January 2018. In the last year of his life I became his primary carer. Policy in Practice and the MND Association asked me to share my experience of MND and the benefits system.
On Global Motor Neurone Disease (MND) awareness day 2018 we launch our report: The implications of Universal Credit on people living with motor neurone disease (MND), commissioned by the MND Association. This post highlights some of our findings.
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.