Fabiana Macor, Policy and Data Analyst at Policy in Practice, looks at the importance of costing the homelessness crisis both in London and across the UK and the role data analysis can play in homelessness prevention.
Deven Ghelani discussed Fintech and the Benefits System at a roundtable hosted by Lord Holmes of Richmond recently. He identifies 4 barriers to be overcome if using government data to prevent hardship is to be adopted more widely.
Universal Credit means the default council tax reduction scheme is no longer the best option. Find out how support schemes need to change. With guest, Jenny Hoare from Wolverhampton City Council.
In a new approach, Policy in Practice is helping councils to target support to Universal Credit claimants by analysing council tax support data.