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Universal Credit: A high stakes proposition

In the world of benefits, few issues have caused as much controversy as the rollout of Universal Credit (UC). For claimants, housing associations and local authorities, concerns abound about how the new system will be implemented and what that may mean in terms of delayed or changed payments.

 

In theory, UC makes a lot of sense. A single payment that streamlines both the application and claims process saves all involved time and money. However, by implementing an online portal, basic questions are raised about how easy it will be for people to apply for and receive benefits.

 

In this article in Benefit magazine, Matthew Adam, CEO of We Are Digital, outlines how to guide residents through the labyrinth of UC to get them online ahead of the launch. Click here to read the full article.

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  • We Are Digital strengthens marketing team with key new appointments

    22.04.21

    We Are Digital, the Coventry-based digital training provider, has further strengthened its growing marketing team with two new senior-level appointments. As part of the organisation’s ambitious growth strategy, David Smyth has been appointed to the role of chief marketing and … Read more »

  • As seen on Global Banking and Finance Review”.

    09.02.21

    By Matt Adam, chief executive of We Are Digital, outlines four key actions we can take this year to end the impact of financial exclusion.   Financial exclusion – the inability to access finance, banking and income – typically affects … Read more »

  • The Shift to Remote Training: Challenges, Opportunities and the Future

    09.12.20

    Arjun Patel, Operational Delivery Manager When the Covid-19 lockdown came into force in March, as an organisation, We Are Digital didn’t want to sit back and do nothing. We primarily offered face-to-face training prior to this, but we quickly decided … Read more »

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