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Welcome! Here you can read about our view on benefits changes with the odd update about our tools and services.

More ways to deliver help to self-employed people during the coronavirus outbreak

March 23, 2020 – Phil Agulnik

Many of Britain’s 5 million self-employed people could be without an income for a long time. The government’s main answer so far has been to increase Universal Credit. Our Director, Dr Phil Agulnik, looks at the alternatives.

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Delivering social security during the coronavirus outbreak

March 19, 2020 – Phil Agulnik

As the effects of coronavirus spread for benefits claimants old and new our Director, Dr Phil Agulnik, explains in this blog why the government need to reopen legacy benefits to help the system cope with demand and to deliver for the self-employed.

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entitledto welcomes Scotland’s new child payment

July 02, 2019 – Phil Agulnik

Last week the Scottish Government announced it would be introducing a new benefit for low income families in Scotland, the Scottish Child Payment. In this blog our Director, Dr Phil Agulnik, gives his initial thoughts on the payment.

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Band aid for Council Tax Reduction?

January 29, 2019 – Phil Agulnik

In an article for the Institute of Revenues Rating and Valuation's Benefits Advisory Service magazine, our Director Phil Agulnik says "Banded CTR schemes can help reduce administration costs but consider the alternatives too."

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Should parliament pass the managed migration regulations?

November 07, 2018 – Phil Agulnik

Our Director, Dr Phil Agulnik, looks at the case for transitional protection, the system that helps protect losers under Universal Credit. Because households can't lose if DWP move them onto UC, does that mean parliament should pass the managed migration regulations rather than delay the roll out?

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