May 2020: Recap of the major benefits
As new measures to control Coronavirus (COVID-19) are introduced Policy in Practice’s Head of Policy, Zoe Charlesworth, gave a recap of the major changes to the welfare system and explored their impacts in this webinar.
We were joined by special guest Victoria Todd, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group, who updated us on the latest changes to tax credits.
In addition, Megan Mclean shared some of the common questions we’ve received on our Coronavirus support page from people who are worried about their income. She explained the answers we’ve given, highlighting the complexity of what has become a dual welfare system.
Finally, Peter Carter briefly walked through software tools that help our clients to give the best advice possible to their customers.
Listen back to hear:
- An overview of the COVID-19 changes and a look at some key issues
- Recent developments and a focus on tax credits issues
- The main concerns of people
- How organisations are responding