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.
Listen back to hear how we track living standards and visualise drivers of poverty with our LIFT dashboard. With Chris Buckman, Exeter City Council.
Deven Ghelani joined local authorities and others to discuss preventing homelessness at UsCreate’s homelessness workshop in December 2017.
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.
Read the background and download Policy in Practice’s briefing options papers for DWP on Universal Credit rollout, ahead of Autumn Budget 2017.
A briefing paper for DWP giving ideas from the frontline on how to improve Universal Credit rollout is the output from our latest Leading Lights network.
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.
In a new approach, Policy in Practice is helping councils to target support to Universal Credit claimants by analysing council tax support data.
Listen back to hear Paul Howarth, Welfare Reform Club and Ian Jones, LB Hackney talk about Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Universal Credit.
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.