Leading local authorities joined our LIFT Dashboard user group to share how their data analytics work supports vulnerable residents. Read about projects that are driven by insights from their household level datasets.
Early intervention is vital to keep children out of poverty and linking datasets can build a better picture of child vulnerability. Directors of Children’s Services and Heads of Revenues and Benefits can identify need, target support and track change using their linked data.
Policy in Practice host Heidi Allen MP for a roundtable to discuss the benefit freeze and Universal Credit
Heidi Allen MP, newly of The Independent Group, gathered welfare specialists from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Trussell Trust, Citizens Advice and the Resolution Foundation to discuss issues related to the benefit freeze and Universal Credit, hosted at Policy in Practice’s offices at Millbank.
We look at the findings from two waves of tracking research with recent Universal Credit full service claimants carried out by Ipsos MORI for the DWP.
Zoe Charlesworth, Policy in Practice, gave evidence to the Work and Pensions Committee evidence session on Universal Credit: natural migration on Wednesday 27 February 2019. Read our analysis and download our submission.
Forward thinking housing and local government clients joined our first ever Benefit and Budgeting Calculator steering group recently to tell us how to further improve our award winning calculator.
Listen back to this webinar to hear guest speaker Corin Hammersley, Royal Borough of Greenwich, explain how they identified £20 million of unclaimed benefits for residents using a Policy in Practice LIFT Dashboard.
Significant benefits changes are on their way. We look at 5 key policy changes coming up and outline how, using data analysis, councils can proactively tackle vulnerability now.
Hear guest speakers Kayley Hignell, Citizens Advice, and Nicky Rees, Citizens Advice Peterborough, in conversation with Deven Ghelani, Policy in Practice. As Universal Credit receives a refresh we asked what the recent changes mean for people affected, and how Citizens Advice is responding.
Hear guest speaker Marie Hardeman, The Guinness Group, in conversation with Donna Gallagher and Peter Carter. As personal debt hits new highs we talk about the budgeting support they offer to their tenants nationwide.
Croydon Council’s Community Connect/Food Stop initiative is shortlisted for an LGC Award 2019. Jade Alsop goes behind the scenes at Community Connect/Food Stop and looks at the successes achieved to date.
Amber Rudd’s new approach to Universal Credit is a welcome change in direction. We recap on the policy updates announced and say what needs to happen now.