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Our clients give the best benefit and budgeting advice without needing to be experts in the benefit system

Our Better Off 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.
Our public calculator is free for individuals. Our professional calculator has many extra features for frontline advisors, for which charges apply.

People don’t need to be a policy expert to understand
what changes to the welfare system mean for them

Our award-winning Better Off Calculator is

Our powerful software is Fast


Our powerful software is Accurate


Our powerful software is Simple

Simple to use

Features of the Better Off Calculator

Over 4,000 pieces of legislation

Our calculator models over 4,000 pieces of legislation across four government departments to show how one individual is affected. Automatically updated on an ongoing basis and tested to be accurate across over one million real cases, Policy in Practice’s Better Off Calculator was built by people who understand the welfare benefit system and shaped by organisations who use it.

  • Exact next month’s Universal Credit calculation
  • Full coverage and explanations of national and local benefits
  • A modelling function to enable you to compare changes of circumstances
  • A full budgeting suite to help claimants see where savings can be made
  • Comprehensive management information and audit tools

Better Off Calculator for individuals

See features of our free public calculator

Better Off Calculator for advisors

See features of our expert calculator

Functions of the Better Off Calculator

Clients award recognition

IRRV performance Awards 2021

Folkestone and Hythe District Council: Excellence in education and staff development

London Borough of Tower Hamlets: Excellence in innovation (service delivery)

CDER Group: Excellence in social inclusion

Walsall Council: Revenues team of the year

Public Finance Innovation Awards 2021

Rooftop Housing: Finance Team of the Year – Local Services (finalist)

Public Finance Awards 2020

Haringey Council: Public Finance Leader of the Year (finalist)

MJ Achievement Awards 2019

London Borough of Croydon: Delivering Better Outcomes

Credit and Collections Technology Awards 2017

Policy in Practice and Phoenix: Best Affordability Assessment Solution

Inspirational stories from clients using
the Better Off Calculator

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