We breakdown a household’s energy bill to understand the role of the energy cap and the options available to tackle fuel poverty.
We’re going all out to promote Pension Credit, knowing how important this extra support, worth on average over £3,300 per year, could be for pensioners across the country. It’s great to see the excellent work Local Authorities are doing to boost take-up in their areas.
Guy Opperman, Minister for Pensions
The ongoing housing crisis is often overlooked when discussing the current cost of living crisis yet, for most, housing is the highest cost.
Free School Meals should be extended to all households on Universal Credit now to lessen the impact of the cost of living crisis on families.
How Council Tax support schemes should change to reflect the cost of living crisis and the restart of managed migration to Universal Credit.
Analysis of new benefit cap statistics show the privated rented sector is unaffordable for most affected families, anywhere in Britain.
Unclaimed Pension Credit worth about £1.7billion is owed to around one million eligible pensioners. We use data to identify who’s missing out
Safeguarding datashare tool, MAST, developed with Walsall Council, has been shortlisted for a prestigous Digital Leaders 100 award
Our new analysis for the CSJ on the cost of uprating Universal Credit to tackle the cost of living crisis looks at three policy options for the government to consider.
No new measures to maximise income were given in the Queen’s Speech despite the cost of living crisis. We look at Universal Credit’s untapped potential.
Read how managed migration to Universal Credit will affect people differently and steps to take to support people.