This analysis explains how the welfare system can create staggeringly high effective tax rates, and how tax credit cuts will increase this to 93 per cent.
Analysis from Policy in Practice finds that the Living Wage won’t compensate for cuts to tax credits, leaving poor families worse off in 2016.
The Chancellor would like us to believe that a National Living Wage will make work pay, but the Government benefits more than low paid workers.
Poverty statistics released by the Department for Work and Pensions find one in five households are still living in poverty. Policy in Practice looks at the numbers.
Policy in Practice’s Lisa Stidle reviews Making The Most of Universal Credit, a report recently published by the Resolution Foundation.
Advisors in Hammersmith say Universal Credit is leading to more positive relationships, greater job satisfaction, and is changing the culture of the Jobcentre Plus.
It has been announced that the rollout of Universal Credit will be accelerated, but are local organisations ready to support people through the transition?