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.
Deven Ghelani and Lord Kirkwood visited Dover JCP to see how Universal Credit is operating on the frontline. They work with staff to help claimants.
The Phase Two findings of our Low Income Londoners and welfare reform project looks at how the benefit cap affected Londoners.
The Phase Two findings of our Low Income Londoners and welfare reform project looks at self-employed people on low income in the capital.
Guest blogger Jamie Sinclair shares findings from the Deep End Advice Worker project about engaging people on low incomes.
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.
Read the background and download Policy in Practice’s briefing options papers for DWP on Universal Credit rollout, ahead of Autumn Budget 2017.
In a new approach, Policy in Practice is helping councils to target support to Universal Credit claimants by analysing council tax support data.
New analysis on how public sector data can be used to overcome barriers to credit, from Policy in Practice for the Financial Inclusion Commission.
The Observer highlights the broken link between housing support and rents as it covers new analysis from Policy in Practice.
New analysis on the impact of welfare reforms, including the broken link between LHA rates and rents, from Policy in Practice and Learning & Working Institute for the LGA.