“Train and Progress” is a new DWP initiative that will extend how long Universal Credit claimants can partake in full-time training.
The Trade Unions Congress has published a 16 page report on “extending working lives”.
With “Housing First” programmes gathering more and more research suggesting they may be highly effective, the House of Commons Library has released a research briefing on how the four UK governments are and are planning to implement these programmes.
Created from data collected since 2015, the dataset now also includes details regarding Northern Ireland.
The white paper contains a collection of proposals regarding reforms for the Mental Health Act, which was put in place during 1983 and last amended in 2007.
DWP has recently published a one page guidance paper designed to help explain Universal Credit to both landlords and letting agents, to help avoid potential tenants from being turned down because of their receipt of the benefit.
The guidance, which was first published in 2014, focuses on signposting and explaining various support methods for workers who are over 50 years old, and has recently been updated to include details on the new “50 PLUS: Choices”, which replaces “Fuller Working Lives”.
From the 29th of July 2022, regulation of “Funeral Plans”, pre-payed funerals, will become the responsibility of the Financial Conduct Authority and as such they had launched a consultation to garner responses to their current proposal.
First started in 2010, the Family Resource Survey is an annual report that collects information on the living standards of families who reside in privately owned households.
The House of Commons Library has published a research briefing that details housing options for both active and ex-military personnel, although the document excludes details regarding service accommodation that is provided by the Ministry of Defence