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

Spring Budget update March 2023

March 16, 2023 – Wendy Alcock

In this summary of the Spring Budget we outline the changes that will affect people on benefits. In what was called the ‘Back to work Budget’ we saw several announcements around getting people into work, including around childcare, benefits conditionality, work capability and more.

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Supporting Londoners to access advice and guidance

February 10, 2023 – entitledto

As part of a GLA funded digital tools programme to help Londoners during the cost of living crisis we have added new functionality to our public benefits calcautor - find out more in our latest blog

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Could settling disputes through back-pay put benefits at risk?

January 20, 2023 – Phil Agulnik

Using one-off payments to settle industrial disputes appears to be a growing trend. But employees who are claiming Universal Credit and receiving a lump sum payment from their employer need to understand the impact suggests our Director, Phil Agulnik, in his latest blog.

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Are the Cost of Living payments unfair because they create a ‘cliff edge’?

November 18, 2022 – Phil Agulnik

Our Director shares his thoughts on the new Cost of Living payments for people on means-tested benefits announced in yesterday's Autumn Statement. Read to find out why he says they’re welcome but also the way they’ve been structured makes them far from perfect.

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Autumn Statement update November 2022

November 18, 2022 – Wendy Alcock

In this summary of yesterday's Autumn Statement we outline the changes that will affect people on benefits. With updates on benefits uprating, tax thresholds and extra assistance for help with increased bills, households on benefits now have a little more surety on the support available to help them through the cost-of-living crisis over the next year.

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