Policy Forum on Universal Credit

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Tuesday, 10 December 2019
The Foundry, 17 Oval Way, London, SE11 5RR

Come and hear about the latest research on the impact of Universal Credit, the biggest challenges of UC for single homeless people in the capital and feed in your views and experiences to Trust for London funded research being undertaken by Homeless Link.

This event is funded by London Councils - there is no charge to attend. Email the PLUS Project team to book your place.

1.30 Registration & Refreshments

1.45 Welcome, intro to PLUS, event overview

1.50 UC for single homeless claimants
- overview of UC for single people,
- overview recent changes,
- DWP Guidance for those working with people who are homeless

2.10 Recent research on UC & financial resilience from Policy in Practice

2.35 Supporting People with UC at the Front line
What’s working well/better?
What are the challenges?

3.00 Effective joint working between Homelessness Agencies & DWP/Job Centres

3.10 What we know about future ‘managed migration’ to UC of those still on legacy Benefits

3.15 Homeless Link London Welfare Reform Impact Research Project


3.30 Group discussions

4.15 Group discussion feedback, summary and further help/info

4.30 Event Close

Event booking

Places at this event are limited. If you are interested in attending please complete the booking form.

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Jane Bancroft

Jane Bancroft

London Development Manager

Jane works on our PLUS project, which provides support to homelessness agencies across London through a mixture of guidance, training and events.

Telephone: 020 7840 4460
Email: jane.bancroft@homelesslink.org.uk