29th July 2019

New microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income schemes

The Institute for Social and Economic Research has published new microsimulation research: Static microsimulation research on Citizen’s Basic Income for the UK: a personal summary and further reflections, by Malcolm Read More

23rd July 2019

Members of Parliament publish a report on Universal Credit

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Universal Credit has issued a report, What needs to change in Universal Credit? Universal Credit was designed to enable people to get by in Read More

16th July 2019

British Medical Journal article about the effects of Universal Credit

The British Medical Journal has published an article about the effects of Universal Credit, ‘Impact of Universal Credit in North East England: a qualitative study of claimants and support staff‘. Read More

14th July 2019

A meeting about Citizen’s Basic Income in Wales

A recent event organised by the Royal Society of Arts discussed how Citizen’s Basic Income might work in Wales: With prominent business and government leaders backing calls to implement Universal Read More

14th July 2019

Opportunities for fraud

The Guardian has reported that criminals are using Universal Credit claimants’ identities to claim the loans designed to tide people over the wait before Universal Credit payments begin. Tens of Read More

2nd July 2019

Digital by default

Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, and Christiaan van Veen, a special advisor on new technologies and human rights, have written an article for The Read More