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.
View slides and recording to hear about our work to proactively tackle homelessness using local predictors, developed with household data. With Claire Horton, Newcastle City Council.
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.
View slides and recording to hear how advisors are helping people who have a disability and who are seeking work. With Marise Mackie, Pluss.
Deven Ghelani spoke at Utility Week’s #consumerdebt conference about how to help vulnerable utility customers. Read a summary and view his slides here.