Universal Credit Filter by -- All Categories -- AnalysisBlogEventsNewsResources -- All Topics -- AusterityBrexitBudgetCampaignCareChildcareCovid-19EqualityEquality Impact AssessmentFeminist EconomicsFinancial AbuseFundingGender BudgetingGender Pay GapIntersectionalityLocal GovernmentNo Recourse To Public FundsPayPovertyPublic ServicesScotlandSocial CareSocial InfrastructureSocial SecurityTaxationUniversal CreditViolence Against Women And Girls Sort by Most Recent Oldest First A-Z Z-A Past Events UK Policy Briefings Briefing: Social Security and Covid-19 Open Letters Open Letter to UK Government covered in The Times More is needed for the Covid-19 Crisis Consultation Responses Submission to HM Treasury Budget Representation 2020 UK Policy Briefings 2019 WBG Briefing: Social security and gender October 2019 UK Policy Briefings WBG calls on the Department for Work and Pensions to assess and publish the impact of Universal Credit on women before ‘managed migration’ Consultation Responses Submission to the Labour party’s National Policy Forum 2019 consultation August 2019 Consultation Responses Submission to the Commission on Social Security July 2019 Press Releases Government’s roadmap to gender equality need to be paved with more than just good intentions. Reports Benefits or barriers? Making social security work for survivors of violence and abuse across the UK’s four nations Press Releases Report launch: Government’s commitments in Domestic Abuse Bill undermined by the social security system Blog Universal Credit: If the government want to create a welfare system that works for all then we need a radical redesign If the government is committed to ending austerity and reforming the welfare system to support the most vulnerable, then they must seek to understand the barriers that people in poverty face and why the welfare system is crucial in creating a more equal society. Blog ‘Gender-neutral’: Universal Credit Equality Impact Assessments Equality Impact Assessments can improve decision-making and and show if public bodies have considered equality Press Releases WBG welcomes Amber Rudd’s announcements on Universal Credit, but underlying problems still remain 11 January 2019 Consultation Responses Childcare as a Barrier to Work Inquiry Submission to the Work and Pensions Committee (September 2018) Press Releases ‘Universal Credit risks increasing women’s vulnerability to abuse’ 12th September 2018 Consultation Responses Universal Credit Inquiry Submission to the Public Accounts Committee (June 2018) Reports Universal Credit and financial abuse: exploring the links June 2018 Blog Intersecting Inequalities A new report from WBG and the Runnymede Trust looks at the impact of austerity on BME women Media Coverage ‘Intersecting Inequalities’ in the news Our recent report ‘Intersecting Inequalities’ has received widespread coverage. Events 12.09.2018 How might Universal Credit increase the risk of financial abuse? House of Commons, Committee Room 12, 3.00pm – 4.30pm Consultation Responses Universal Credit and Domestic Abuse Inquiry Submission to the Work and Pensions Select Committee (May 2018) UK Policy Briefings Universal Credit and Financial Abuse WBG and EVAW 2018 briefing on Universal Credit and financial abuse. UK Policy Briefings Universal Credit: A 2017 briefing from the UK Women’s Budget Group Press Releases New research shows Universal Credit failing the ‘just about managing’ 16th August 2017 Blog Scottish Government commits to splitting payments of Universal Credit UK Policy Briefings A cumulative gender impact assessment of ten years of austerity policies A March 2016 briefing from the UK Women’s Budget Group. Analysis Other Universal Credit All WBG's analyses on the gender impact of Universal Credit.