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Report recommends extra support for residents moving to Universal Credit

Issued: 18/05/2016

A leading housing association is calling on the Government to commit to additional face to face support for residents before they are moved on to Universal Credit,  following a twelve month pilot project to help the sector prepare for the key welfare reform.

Westminster launch for welfare reform research

Issued:11/05/16

A report by Sheffield Hallam University examining the impact of the Government's welfare reforms to people across the United Kingdom has been launched at Westminster.

PPP conference: Governing social and spatial inequalities under enduring austerity

Start date: 
Thu, 15/09/2016
Closing date: 
Thu, 15/09/2016
Venue: 
City Hall, Sheffield
Event contact: 
Emma Smith (0114 225 3073 / e.smith@shu.ac.uk)

Organised by: People, Place and Policy (http://extra.shu.ac.uk/ppp-online/)

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Confirmed keynote speakers

Doctoral Seminar: Governing Urban Marginality

Start date: 
Wed, 08/06/2016
Closing date: 
Wed, 08/06/2016
Venue: 
Hallam Hall, Sheffield Hallam University
Event contact: 
Emma Smith (0114 225 3073 / e.smith@shu.ac.uk)

Time: 
12.15 - 2.30 pm

Programme

Keynote Address: The Science and Craft of Thick Construction
Loïc Wacquant, University of Carlifornia, Berkeley and Centre de Sociologie Européenne, Paris

Public Lecture: Scaling the Two Faces of the Ghetto

Start date: 
Tue, 07/06/2016
Closing date: 
Tue, 07/06/2016
Venue: 
The Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield, UK
Event contact: 
Emma Smith (0114 225 3073 / e.smith@shu.ac.uk)

Time:
6.00-7.30 pm

Marginality, Penality, Carnality - Q&A session with Loїc Wacquant

Start date: 
Wed, 08/06/2016
Closing date: 
Wed, 08/06/2016
Venue: 
Hallam Hall, Sheffield Hallam University
Event contact: 
Emma Smith (0114 225 3073 / e.smith@shu.ac.uk)

Time:
10.00 - 11.30 am

Rethinking urban inequality, with Loїc Wacquant

Start date: 
Tue, 07/06/2016
Closing date: 
Tue, 07/06/2016
Venue: 
The Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield UK
Event contact: 
Emma Smith (0114 225 3073 / e.smith@shu.ac.uk)

Time:
9.15 am - 5.00 pm

Co-conveners: Ryan Powell (Sheffield Hallam University), John Flint (University of Sheffield)

The impact of welfare reform on social tenants and landlords

The introduction of Universal Credit was at the heart of the Coalition Government's programme of welfare reform.  It represents one of the most important changes to the welfare system for many years.  Under Universal Credit, claimants will receive one monthly benefit and be responsible for payment of all out-goings, including rent.  This represents a major change for social tenants, who previously had their Housing Benefit paid directly to their landlord.  The government believes that this approach will help r

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