The rise in the claimant count has been most dramatic in councils who had low unemployment levels before the pandemic. We look at what councils can do now.
Read seven new findings about the most financially vulnerable residents in London as revealed by our latest modelling of data from 20 London Boroughs.
Councils get faster data insights to boost their Covid-19 recovery thanks to Innovate UK funding secured by Policy in Practice.
Today’s new legacy benefits run-on eases the transition to Universal Credit for some, but not all, households. Personal advice is essential.
Sue McCarron shares how frontline staff at Citizens Advice Wirral use the Benefit and Budgeting Calculator to support customers with fluctuating incomes.
New research shows that low sick pay may undermine Test and Trace as people on low incomes could lose £100’s of pounds if they are asked to self isolate.
In this webinar, Zoe Charlesworth presented new nationwide analysis on the Hardship Fund allocations and discussed what this means for collection rates. Megan Mclean explored what this means for those who become newly unemployed, as well as CTR support schemes. Finally, Deven Ghelani looked at what councils can do now to proactively support people.