Pensioner poverty is on the rise as the cost of living crisis grips the country. We explore pensioners’ income and Pension Credit take up.
Coronavirus support schemes come to an end: we discuss how councils are working to prevent crisis and income shocks for low-income households
We look at what the Spending Review 2020 means for low income families, and the organisations that support them.
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.
Today’s new legacy benefits run-on eases the transition to Universal Credit for some, but not all, households. Personal advice is essential.
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.
Zoe Charlesworth and Megan Mclean, Policy in Practice, analysed how the new measures will help households hit by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Policy in Practice’s new research for the Local Government Association examines the link between the Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness.