How data can help you target your Household Support Fund and other discretionary funding
How Kent County and district councils collaborate with data to tackle poverty
How Autumn’s income shocks will hit low income families
Policy in Practice is a social policy software and analytics company working with councils, government, housing providers and community organisations. We are a team of policy experts who combine cutting-edge tech, insightful data and expert analysis. We help organisations analyse the impact of policy, identify and engage the people impacted, and track the effectiveness of interventions.
Our award winning Benefit and Budgeting calculator, linked to from GOV.UK, helps around 10,000 people every day find out what support they may be eligible for. Our data analytics services help organisations find relationships in datasets and visualise the drivers of poverty. We use our policy expertise to drive change via evidence, publications and media.
Data is key to unlocking better services for citizens. Deven Ghelani asks if the public sector is doing enough with its data.