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 our evidence for the Work and Pensions Committee on the changes in the world of work. Here we look at the new era and the role of the benefit system.
Today’s new legacy benefits run-on eases the transition to Universal Credit for some, but not all, households. Personal advice is essential.
Guest author Mark Cosens discusses his new report, Employment Response to Coronavirus, and how employment support services must now evolve.
Self-employed people may be affected by complex surplus earnings rules which will affect the amount of Universal Credit they receive. In this blog post we look at the best advice frontline advisors can give.
Sue McCarron shares how frontline staff at Citizens Advice Wirral use the Benefit and Budgeting Calculator to support customers with fluctuating incomes.
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.
In this webinar Policy in Practice’s Head of Policy, Zoe Charlesworth, gives a comprehensive recap of the major changes to the welfare system. We were joined by special guest Victoria Todd, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, who updated us on the latest changes to tax credits.