Data is key to unlocking better services for citizens. Deven Ghelani asks if the public sector is doing enough with its data.
We held our latest LIFT platform Steering Group where we welcomed many of our clients to our first online steering group.
Policy in Practice reviewed different collection policies for council tax across London for the Greater London Authority. Hear our findings.
Paul Howarth looks at new research about the collection of council tax in London commissioned by the Greater London Authority and published by Policy in Practice today.
Our new analysis about free school meals shows how many families struggle to meet the extra costs of food in school holidays, and why. We also present strategies the government could adopt to ensure that no family is in financial crisis as a result of the school holidays, including extending free school meals to all children from households in receipt of Universal Credit.
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.
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.