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.
Zoe Charlesworth comments on recent reports from the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur and Human Rights Watch on poverty in the UK.
Amber Rudd’s new approach to Universal Credit is a welcome change in direction. We recap on the policy updates announced and say what needs to happen now.
Zoe Charlesworth looks at Temporary Accommodation, Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) and Surplus Earnings welfare changes in April 2018.
View slides and recording to hear how advisors are helping people who have a disability and who are seeking work. With Marise Mackie, Pluss.
Universal Credit means the default council tax reduction scheme is no longer the best option. Find out how support schemes need to change. With guest, Jenny Hoare from Wolverhampton City Council.
Read our response to the consultation on eligibility to free school meals under Universal Credit and our alternative idea that feeds 1 million more children.
Listen back to hear guest speakers from Solihull Community Housing and Your Homes Newcastle talk about how they use our Benefit and Budgeting Calculator.
Universal Credit means changes for council tax support schemes. In this technical blog we look at the detail and why the status quo is not an option.
Listen back to hear Paul Howarth, Welfare Reform Club and Ian Jones, LB Hackney talk about Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Universal Credit.