Deven Ghelani looks at the opportunities for Universal Credit and Local Support offered by local authorities and how this can be harnessed.
Following the Brexit vote to leave the EU we look at the impact of potential cuts for ESF and local authorities, listing who may loose the most.
Guest blogger, Bill Irvine, writes about Universal Credit work allowances and rent arrears and the recent Northern Housing Consortium’s report on Universal Credit.
The introduction of local welfare support and conditionality schemes are a side-effect of localisation. Read examples of where they’ve been done well.
Thurs 26 May at 10:30. Listen back to hear Deven Ghelani and Joel Reland present details of the national picture of welfare reform impact we’re developing.
To achieve financial inclusion we must tackle problem debt. Policy in Practice and Financial Inclusion Commission look at what can be learnt from Scotland.
A timeline of the resignation of Iain Duncan Smith, and what it means now for Universal Credit from Policy in Practice.
Limiting the access to benefits for EU citizens adds complexity for little gain, finds Policy in Practice’s new analysis.
We briefed Lord Kirkwood in support of the repeal of Universal Credit work allowances proposed amendment to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill. Read our analysis.
The Local Welfare Safety Net inquiry report is critiqued here by Zoe Charlesworth and Paul Howarth, Welfare Reform Club, who also gave evidence.
Last week’s report into the Local Welfare Safety Net called for proactive identification of those most vulnerable to welfare reforms.
Deven Ghelani looked at work incentives under Universal Credit and shared new analysis he prepared for Lord Kirkwood for last week’s Lord’s debate.