We believe in the power of data and technology to change lives

Our tools help local authorities unlock their data to target support as effectively as possible

Data analysis helps local authorities to identify vulnerability, target support and track change
CTR modelling helps councils design the best possible scheme to help residents hit by COVID-19
Our Benefit and Budgeting Calculator is the best tool available to grow the financial resilience of the people you help

LIFT Platform

Administrative datasets can yield powerful insights that give a fuller picture, and help drive change. Over 100 local authorities already use LIFT to combine their datasets with our policy engine to make better decisions

CTR Modelling

Ensuring you have the best Council Tax support scheme is difficult, especially when caseloads change dramatically. We help councils model different scheme options based on many complex and combined local factors

Benefit and Budgeting Calculator

Our benefits calculator is outcome-focused and gives advisors information they can trust.  They can easily explain complex benefit changes and give people the advice they need to make decisions

Hear how our clients use our tools to make a difference

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Client Story YouTube cover images
Client Story YouTube cover images

Clive Jones, Luton Council, shares the impact COVID-19 has had on the financial resilience of residents and the role that data, and LIFT will play as they look to recovery

Sally Sanders, Enfield Council, shares how Policy in Practice helped them understand how residents were hit by COVID-19, and how their new CTR scheme should be designed to protect newly vulnerable residents

Grant Bailey, Cheltenham Borough Homes, talks about how Policy in Practice’s Benefit and Budgeting Calculator helps them to protect vulnerable tenants from loan sharks

Debt is not about numbers, debt is about people, behaviours and circumstances. As a sector, we should focus less on getting debt out of people, and more on how we get people out of debt. We fix debt problems by focusing on people.
Steve Coppard, Cabinet Office

You can explain benefit entitlements but people may not fully grasp the numbers. Having the Benefit and Budgeting Calculator to visually explain using colour coded charts really help as it’s something people can relate to.
Grant Bailey, Cheltenham Borough Homes

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Get in touch

Deven Ghelani
Founder and Director

Zoe Charlesworth
Director of Policy and Operations

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