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UCSavvy Resource Update

In September, the Research and Policy team, updated the UCSavvy slides in light of recent updates to the Government’s policy. UC Savvy is the simple course designed to help people understand Universal Credit and how it affects them. Find out more about what this means for you.

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APPG on Social Integration Report: Healing the Generational Divide

Today, 16th May 2019, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration published their interim report Healing the Generational Divide, which outlines the findings of their Inquiry into Intergenerational Connection, including the political, social and geographic divides between different age groups.

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New: Universal Credit Briefing

We have published a new resource for the Together Network about Universal Credit: a short guide to what the new benefit system is, who it’s for, and how to support someone applying for it.

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FCA confirms price cap on Rent-to-Own Goods (March 2019)

Following a consultation which Just Finance Foundation, amongst other organisations responded too, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has confirmed the introduction of a price cap to protect some of the most vulnerable customers in the UK in the rent-to-own (RTO) sector.

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Near Neighbours Evaluation

Near Neighbours recently commissioned the charity brap to complete an external evaluation to explore the long-term impact of Near Neighbours. The evaluation was published in February.

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