Sam Tims and Duncan Hatfield take a look 7 measures announced this week and discuss what Budget 2020 means for low-income families.
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.
George Sanderson looks at the numbers behind advance payments and asks whether the new measure, though welcome, goes far enough to secure the financial resilience of low-income households.
Our new analysis, supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, identifies 7 factors that determine a household’s ability to cope with the transition to Universal Credit. We give 4 recommendations that Government should adopt now.
Paul Howarth reports back on DWP’s recent Universal Credit managed migration webinar, covering vulnerable and complex needs and service delivery workshops.
Paul Howarth recently attended DWP’s managed migration webinar for Policy in Practice and in this blog post he recaps on the information shared.
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.