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.
Policy in Practice’s new research for the Local Government Association examines the link between the Local Housing Allowance freeze and homelessness.
We share 4 trends we’ve seen from modelling 150+ council tax reduction schemes in 2019 and discuss why discount schemes will be popular in the future.
Ellie Kershaw from Tower Hamlets Council explores the challenges the borough has in spending Discretionary Housing Payments funding well. We hear how consistency with local priorities, speed of decision making and understanding effectiveness are key, and how Policy in Practice’s software is helping.
Innovative and successful stories of data analytics in local authorities were shared by our LIFT Dashboard clients at our recent steering group. Read more.