Policy in Practice reviewed different collection policies for council tax across London for the Greater London Authority. Hear our findings.
Administering the Covid Winter Grant Scheme has put councils under pressure. LIFT’s new poverty indicators can help identify eligible families.
This year brought fundamental changes to our lives. Hear our policy review of 2020 and our thoughts on a forward look to 2021.
Read a review of our evidence to the Scottish Social Security Committee on the role of Scottish Social Security in Covid-19 recovery.
Policy in Practice’s recommended changes to Universal Credit published in Work and Pension Committee report
Changes to Universal Credit suggested by Policy in Practice are included in the Work and Pensions Committee’s new report. We review it here.
COVID-19 has created residents who are newly financially vulnerable and who will be looking to you for help in the near future. Listen back hear Clive Jones talk about the actions Luton Council are taking to protect their residents.
Latest data shows that young people’s access to work has been badly hit by Covid-19. We look at what the numbers show, and what can be done.
Deven Ghelani was interviewed on LBC about the Winter Economy Plan following the Chancellor’s announcement. Listen back and view his tweet thread.
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 seven new findings about the most financially vulnerable residents in London as revealed by our latest modelling of data from 20 London Boroughs.
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.