In this webinar we showcased innovative work Folkestone and Hythe Council is doing to encourage take-up of pension credit and other underclaimed benefits.
Healthy Start vouchers are a significantly underclaimed benefit designed to improve the health of low income families. Poor take up can be tackled by proactively identifying eligibility and targeting support.
Cheltenham Borough Homes and Guinness speak at our January Benefit and Budgeting Calculator steering group
Our Benefit and Budgeting Calculator steering group met in January to hear about best practice from users and new developments from us. Read more.
At our recent LIFT steering group we discussed the latest insights gained from administrative data by using LIFT and new data-led prevention campaign ideas.
Policy in Practice’s new research for the Local Government Association examines the link between the Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness.
In the latest of our webinars showcasing how public sector administrative data is being used for good, hear how London Borough of Barking and Dagenham are using data to transform their organisation intelligently.
Change will fall unevenly across the country during this new Universal Credit Parliament. Deven Ghelani spoke at the launch of a new Resolution Foundation report to discuss how UC can be improved.
New funding for Housing First initiatives is welcome in the fight against homelessness. We look at how councils can also use data insights in their prevention work.
Our 2019 review of council tax support schemes looks behind the trends to see what’s driving change, and what councils should consider in the future.
In our take on Universal Credit in 2019 we review policy changes and recap our analysis and recommendations. We look forward to 2020 and how UC must change to work for everyone.
We share 4 trends we’ve seen from modelling 150+ council tax reduction schemes in 2019 and discuss why discount schemes will be popular in the future.
Deven Ghelani and Paul Wallace were asked Should Universal Credit be scrapped? in Prospect magazine’s The Duel, December 2019. Article reproduced with kind permission.