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

Is it time to change the High Income Child Benefit Charge?

February 28, 2024 – Phil Agulnik

Is the Chancellor about to make changes to the High Income Child Benefit Charge in next week’s budget? We think he should because, changes are needed to help make sure people claim what is theirs. Find out why in our latest blog.

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Claimants need to pay attention to Managed Migration, particularly before April

January 19, 2024 – entitledto

DWP eventually plans to move everyone on to Universal Credit but, for the next few months, anyone being asked to move should pay extra attention so they don't end up financially worse off.

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Autumn statement update November 2023

November 23, 2023 – Wendy Alcock Phil Agulnik

Was it back to business as usual for the Chancellor yesterday with his announcements in the Autumn Statement on benefits uprating and the Local Housing Allowance (LHA)? Find out our view, and what other changes were announced, in our latest blog.

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More people are missing out on the benefits they’re entitled to (we think)

November 21, 2023 – entitledto

The government’s latest estimates of benefit take-up have been released for some means-tested benefits, so we’ve updated our ongoing analysis of the amounts remaining unclaimed by eligible households. Read our latest blog to find out why ‘we think’ £16bn of benefits remains unclaimed.

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Using entitledto for social policy research

October 25, 2023 – entitledto

In the last few years we’ve helped several social policy researchers speak to people on low incomes, so that their views can be used to shape future policy. This blog outlines some of the ways we have been able to help and explains how we might be able to support other research work with people on low incomes.

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