Deven Ghelani argues that Universal Credit can improve lives but the government must invest if this fundamental change to the benefit system is to deliver on the promise of the concept he helped design.
Managed migration should be treated as an opportunity for the government to show that Universal Credit is an improvement on the legacy system. In this blog post, we argue that the DWP can deliver effective support that improves the lives of claimants and supports people toward independence.
Deven Ghelani comments on Child Poverty Action Group’s Rough Justice report into fluctuating earnings and Universal Credit.
Deven Ghelani visited Glasgow’s Universal Credit service centre with Lord Kirkwood to understand the experiences of frontline practitioners who are delivering Universal Credit Full service.
Policy in Practice was joined by Pluss and Ingeus to deliver a talk on Universal Credit and the Work and Health Programme at this year’s new Employment and Skills conference.
Michael and I married in 2013. He was diagnosed with MND aged 33 and passed away in January 2018. In the last year of his life I became his primary carer. Policy in Practice and the MND Association asked me to share my experience of MND and the benefits system.
Hostile environment immigration policies mean 7 million low income families must pass the Habitual Residency Test to claim Universal Credit.
Read our response to the consultation on eligibility to free school meals under Universal Credit and our alternative idea that feeds 1 million more children.
A briefing paper for DWP giving ideas from the frontline on how to improve Universal Credit rollout is the output from our latest Leading Lights network.
Universal Credit means changes for council tax support schemes. In this technical blog we look at the detail and why the status quo is not an option.